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Restoration of Urban Longinoja Brook Wins Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-2018
Press release | Published: 2019-02-25

Perseverance in the voluntary restoration of the urban brook of Longinoja in the Malmi suburb of Helsinki won the Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-2018. The winner was chosen by the National Committee ......

Nature > Restoration of Urban Longinoja Brook Wins Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-2018
Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Press release | Published: 2019-02-19

The duration of the ice cover on Finnish inland waters has shortened due to milder winters. Correspondingly, the seasonal river discharges in winter and spring have increased, reports a new doctoral d......

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Maps and statistics > Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Waters > Doctoral dissertation: The duration of the ice cover of Finnish inland waters has shortened, and seasonal winter and spring discharges have increased
Minister Tiilikainen of Finland invites European colleagues to discuss next steps for circular economy
Press release | Published: 2019-02-11

Ministers and state secretaries from nine European countries will meet in Espoo, Finland on 11–12 February to discuss how the circular economy can mitigate climate change, how cities and regions can a......

Consumption and production > Minister Tiilikainen of Finland invites European colleagues to discuss next steps for circular economy
Seaguide.fi is a new map for mariners
Press release | Published: 2019-02-08

Seaguide.fi is a new map for boaters, people with holiday homes and anyone on the coast. The service provides information generated by several Finnish organisations on topics such as the weather and c......

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Development of Finland's marine strategy
Content page | Published: 2017-01-10

 Riku Lumiaro, Photo Bank of the Environmental Administration Aiming for a good status of the Baltic Sea The Finland’s Marine Strategy required by the EU Marine Strategy Framewo...

Sea > Protection and management of the marine environment > Development of Finland's marine strategy
Nordic countries agree on closer cooperation to tackle the climate crisis
Press release | Published: 2019-01-25

At their meeting in Helsinki on Friday 25 January, the Prime Ministers and ministers responsible for climate issues of the Nordic countries decided to speed up their climate actions. The Nordic countr......

Climate and air > Nordic countries agree on closer cooperation to tackle the climate crisis
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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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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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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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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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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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

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