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Protecting the ozone layer
Content page | Published: 2013-12-15

International agreements to protect the ozone layer Two major international agreements aim to protect the ozone layer. The Vienna Convention sets out a framework for scientific and technical co-...

Climate and air > Protecting the ozone layer
Professor Janne Kotiaho appointed as chair of Finnish national IPBES panel
Press release | Published: 2019-01-18

“The Panel is finding solutions for questions that will decide the fate of humankind”, says professor....

Nature > Professor Janne Kotiaho appointed as chair of Finnish national IPBES panel
Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality
Press release | Published: 2019-01-16

The impact of nutrient load on the quality of coastal waters can now be modelled with improved precision and realism. The new model system developed in the Finnish Environment Instute offers a new too......

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Maps and statistics > Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality
Sea > Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality
Waters > Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality
New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea
News | Published: 2018-12-27

The Finnish Environment Institute has published an extensive information package about the status of Finland’s marine environment. The new report about the status of Finland’s marine environment is pu......

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Maps and statistics > New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea
Sea > New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea
Sea > What is the state of the Baltic Sea > New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea
Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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Climate and air > Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Consumption and production > Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-01-09

Photo: Anne Raunio The second assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland was finalized ten years after the first assessment, in 2018. Of the total number of habitat t...

Nature > Natural habitats > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland
Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018
Content page | Published: 2019-01-09

Photo: Riku Lumiaro The threat status of habitat types in Finland has been evaluated for the second time in 2018. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were...

Nature > Natural habitats > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018
Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate
Press release | Published: 2018-12-18

The threat status of habitat types in Finland was evaluated for the second time. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were assessed to be threatened. In southern Finlan......

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Maps and statistics > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate
Nature > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate
The new assessment of Finland’s threatened habitat types was a major effort for the science community
Press release | Published: 2018-12-18

The assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland, published on 18 December, is a complete description of the current state of all habitat types found in Finland, from the Baltic Sea all the way t......

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Living environment and planning > The new assessment of Finland’s threatened habitat types was a major effort for the science community
Nature > The new assessment of Finland’s threatened habitat types was a major effort for the science community
Publications
Content page | Published: 2018-12-14

Originally Kirsi Hänninen & Olli Auer wrote 2015 "Patorakenteiden vedenalaisten osien tarkastusmenetelmät" this was translated and Monitoring of Submered structures was published in ICOLD Symposi...

Waters > Use of water resources > Dams and dam safety > Publications
Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
News | Published: 2018-12-13

The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous......

Climate and air > Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists
Finnish automotive sector industry and the State conclude a Green Deal
Press release | Published: 2018-11-28

The Finnish automotive sector, Ministry of Transport and Communications and Ministry of the Environment concluded a voluntary Green Deal on 22 November 2018. The Green Deal for the benefit of the clim......

Climate and air > Finnish automotive sector industry and the State conclude a Green Deal
Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Press release | Published: 2018-11-16

According to a preliminary study, Finnish household water contains only small amounts of microplastics. Water treatment processes effectively remove particles from the raw water that is used in the pr......

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Waters > Low exposure of people to microplastics through drinking water
Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
News | Published: 2018-11-15

Too hot and too dry: the summer of 2018 saw losses in arable crops in Finland and many other regions in Europe. As such weather extremes are likely to increase in the future, adapting agriculture to c......

Climate and air > Climate changes require better adaptation to drought
Countries all over the world seek means to halt loss of biodiversity – UN biodiversity conference starts in Egypt
Press release | Published: 2018-11-13

Delegations from more than 190 countries will convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 17–29 November at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. The......

Nature > Countries all over the world seek means to halt loss of biodiversity – UN biodiversity conference starts in Egypt
For the first time, a smart buoy with an oil sensor is delivering data via satellite in open sea conditions in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

In October a smart navigation buoy system started to deliver real-time measurement data via satellite, monitoring oil and some other water quality parameters in the Baltic Sea’s water. It is located s......

Sea > For the first time, a smart buoy with an oil sensor is delivering data via satellite in open sea conditions in the Baltic Sea
The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Press release | Published: 2018-11-09

The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is moving on 19th November 2018 from the Töölö borough of Helsinki to the University of Helsinki’s Viikki campus (street address: Latokarta......

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Housing > The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Living environment and planning > The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Nature > The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Sea > The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Waters > The headquarters of the Finnish Environment Institute is moving to the Viikki campus
Environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2017-05-17

Projects The environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure aims at reducing or preventing the negative environmental impact of projects. Examples of projects include highways, landfill site...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment
Arctic Council meeting of environment ministers ends with talks about future cooperation
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

The Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting held in Rovaniemi 11-12 October ended with discussions about cooperation in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution in the......

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Nature > Arctic Council meeting of environment ministers ends with talks about future cooperation
Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

Nature > Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature

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