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Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland
Content page | Published: 2019-01-09

Current Workshop in Helsinki 29-30 October 2019: Red Lists of Ecosystems (RLE) in Europe – similarities and differences in approaches The RLE workshop offered an excellent insight ...

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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...

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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
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
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
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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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
Aranda’s monitoring cruise reveals: Last summer’s algal bloom in the Baltic Sea was the result of a surge of nutrient-rich water from the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2018-09-28

Research vessel Aranda’s first monitoring cruise after its renovation was a success despite challenging weather conditions and a tight schedule. The results show that salty and oxygen-depleted water r......

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Maps and statistics > Aranda’s monitoring cruise reveals: Last summer’s algal bloom in the Baltic Sea was the result of a surge of nutrient-rich water from the Baltic Proper
Sea > Aranda’s monitoring cruise reveals: Last summer’s algal bloom in the Baltic Sea was the result of a surge of nutrient-rich water from the Baltic Proper
Consumption and production
Content page | Published: 2014-06-16

In the global market economy, products may travel around the world during their life cycles. National and international cooperation takes place in the areas of information production, legislative dra...

Consumption and production
New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

Consumption and production > New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations ......

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Content page | Published: 2018-09-21

What is the benefit of the citizens' observations? The usual environmental observations made by a common citizen which are commonly published are important. They can complement government measur...


The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Press release | Published: 2018-09-14

The goal of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ marine litter challenge prize was to find solutions to decrease the amount of litter ending up in the Baltic Sea. The winning trio – Paptic Ltd, VTT’s PlastBug team, ......

Sea > The winners of the ‘Meriroskahaaste’ challenge prize address different stages of marine littering
Renovated marine research vessel Aranda embarks immediately on a research cruise
Press release | Published: 2018-09-07

The renovated marine research vessel Aranda was delivered to the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE today. The overhaul was carried out by Rauma Marine Constructions Oy at its shipyard in the city of ......

Sea > Renovated marine research vessel Aranda embarks immediately on a research cruise
Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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Maps and statistics > Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Summary of algal bloom monitoring 2018: Sweltering summer brought exceptional cyanobacterial surface blooms to sea areas, in lakes abundant cyanobacterial blooms took place earlier
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

In the Gulf of Finland, cyanobacterial blooms during the summer of 2018 were strongest for the 2010's. Surface blooms covered at worst almost the entire Gulf of Finland. Also in the southern parts of ......

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Maps and statistics > Summary of algal bloom monitoring 2018: Sweltering summer brought exceptional cyanobacterial surface blooms to sea areas, in lakes abundant cyanobacterial blooms took place earlier
Sea > Summary of algal bloom monitoring 2018: Sweltering summer brought exceptional cyanobacterial surface blooms to sea areas, in lakes abundant cyanobacterial blooms took place earlier
Waters > Summary of algal bloom monitoring 2018: Sweltering summer brought exceptional cyanobacterial surface blooms to sea areas, in lakes abundant cyanobacterial blooms took place earlier
Algal bloom monitoring August 23, 2018: No wide cyanobacterial blooms in the Finnish sea areas, blooms have decreased also in lakes
Press release | Published: 2018-08-23

The amount of cyanobacterial surface blooms has further decreased in the Finnish sea areas and lakes. In the Gulf of Finland, weak surface accumulations of cyanobacteria still occur. Harmless filament......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring August 23, 2018: No wide cyanobacterial blooms in the Finnish sea areas, blooms have decreased also in lakes
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Waters > Algal bloom monitoring August 23, 2018: No wide cyanobacterial blooms in the Finnish sea areas, blooms have decreased also in lakes
Nature as a solution for immigrant integration in Nordic countries
Press release | Published: 2018-08-20

Immigration to the Nordic region has increased fast during recent decades. Large portion of the newcomers are asylum seekers. These developments promote the need for revisiting and developing new appr......

Nature > Nature as a solution for immigrant integration in Nordic countries

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