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Kaliningrad Wastewater Treatment Plant officially opened
Press release | Published: 2017-06-07

The official opening of the Kaliningrad Wastewater Treatment Plant takes place on 7 June 2017. The construction work of the plant was completed in 2015, and since then the plant has been taken into us......

Waters > Kaliningrad Wastewater Treatment Plant officially opened
In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Press release | Published: 2017-06-05

In a circular economy the aim is for products and materials to be kept in use for as long as possible, but the material cycles should not impose risks on people or the environment. The Policy Brief pu......

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Consumption and production > In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Maps and statistics > In a circular economy materials need to be recycled – not hazardous substances
Algal bloom monitoring June 1, 2017: Summertime cyanobacteria bloom monitoring has started
Press release | Published: 2017-06-01

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has started collecting observations of cyanobacteria blooms this week. Only small amounts of cyanobacteria have been observed in lakes and sea areas. Citizens ca......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring June 1, 2017: Summertime cyanobacteria bloom monitoring has started
Sea > Algal bloom monitoring June 1, 2017: Summertime cyanobacteria bloom monitoring has started
Waters > Algal bloom monitoring June 1, 2017: Summertime cyanobacteria bloom monitoring has started
Minister Tiilikainen: USA’s withdrawal will not derail the Paris Agreement
Press release | Published: 2017-06-01

The U.S. Government has announced that the country will pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. According to the agreement, the earliest time when the withdrawal could take place is after thre......

Climate and air > Minister Tiilikainen: USA’s withdrawal will not derail the Paris Agreement
Significant blue-green algae blooms possible in Finnish marine areas during 2017 summer
Press release | Published: 2017-06-01

The risk for vast blue-green algae blooms in the Gulf of Finland is greater than during previous years. The exceptional nutritional conditions are caused partially by major Baltic inflows from the Nor......

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Maps and statistics > Significant blue-green algae blooms possible in Finnish marine areas during 2017 summer
Sea > Significant blue-green algae blooms possible in Finnish marine areas during 2017 summer
International climate change negotiations continue on 8 May in Bonn
Press release | Published: 2017-05-29

The negotiations under the UN Convention on Climate Change continue in Bonn on 8–18 May 2017. The main focus of the meeting of the senior officials is on accelerating the implementation of the Paris A......

Climate and air > International climate change negotiations continue on 8 May in Bonn
Contact information
Content page | Published: 2017-05-19

Coordinator: Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for Southwest Finland Senior Officer Johanna Lantto johanna.lantto@ely-keskus.fi +358 50 396 1563 ...

UrbanStormwaterRisk 2016 - 2019 > Contact information
Links to ongoing projects and research
Content page | Published: 2017-05-19

The project is closely linked with the China-Europe Water Platform and the proposed Danish Integrated Urban Water Management Co-Lead project ‘Management of the Urban Water in Jinan, China’. The objec...

UrbanStormwaterRisk 2016 - 2019 > Links to ongoing projects and research
UrbanStormwaterRisk 2016 - 2019
Content page | Published: 2017-05-22

Management of urban water monitoring, developing stormwater risk planning and early warning service is a Sino-Finnish twinning pilot project Objectives of the project The objective of the...

UrbanStormwaterRisk 2016 - 2019
Work Packages
Content page | Published: 2017-05-19

The work packages of the project WP1: Comparative research on storm flood risk management of Chinese and Finnish cities WP2: Urban hydrological and water quality monitoring WP3: Urba...

UrbanStormwaterRisk 2016 - 2019 > Work Packages
Finland aims for simpler EU legislation on construction products
Press release | Published: 2017-04-11

The Government key project concerning less and simpler regulation proceeded to the EU level as Finland gave a proposal for amending the EU Construction Products Regulation. The problems in the current......

Building > Finland aims for simpler EU legislation on construction products
Flood Centre warnings now available in the renewed Weather application
Press release | Published: 2017-04-10

The renewed Weather application allows you to access five-day weather and flood warnings on your mobile device. The service is part of cooperation between the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) an......

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Maps and statistics > Flood Centre warnings now available in the renewed Weather application
Waters > Flood Centre warnings now available in the renewed Weather application
HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Press release | Published: 2017-03-29

Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii ......

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Climate and air > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Consumption and production > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Effects of different restoration methods on forestry-impacted streams
News | Published: 2017-03-28

Forestry practices can cause excessive sedimentation in stream ecosystems. A challenge to stream management is therefore to identify the best restoration practices to mitigate the harmful impacts of f......

Waters > Effects of different restoration methods on forestry-impacted streams
Minister Tiilikainen: “Phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons an important step in curbing climate change”
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The international agreement reached in October 2016 on limiting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is moving towards national implementation....

Climate and air > Minister Tiilikainen: “Phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons an important step in curbing climate change”
Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Press release | Published: 2017-03-24

The EU-funded project GRACE has launched a system for real-time monitoring of oil compounds in open seawater. This kind of technology could have a great potential onboard on many types of vessels that......

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Maps and statistics > Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Sea > Real-time monitoring of oil compounds installed in Tallinn-Stockholm ferry
Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Press release | Published: 2017-03-21

The state of Finland’s inland and marine waters has generally improved significantly over recent decades, thanks to effective water protection measures. But our waters are still under threat due to fa......

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Maps and statistics > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Sea > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
Waters > Microplastics – a risk to inland and marine waters in Finland
The state of the environment in Finland in 2017-2018
Content page | Published: 2019-01-07

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) will publish four new info packages during 2017–2018. Each of the four packages will contain a thematic fact sheet review focusing on one aspect of the...

Maps and statistics > The state of the environment in Finland in 2017-2018
Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
Press release | Published: 2017-03-15

In 2016, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities remained almost unchanged compared to the previous year. Eventually, 48 of the discharges were confirmed to b......

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Maps and statistics > Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
Sea > Number of oil discharges observed at sea have remained nearly unchanged
SYKE helped to develop hydrological services in the Andes
Press release | Published: 2017-03-14

Finnish experts helped countries in the Andes region to develop their water, climate and weather services. Over the course of the multi-year project, progress was made in cooperation between the count......

Waters > SYKE helped to develop hydrological services in the Andes

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