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Finland published a new strategy for building a water-secure world
News | Published: 2018-08-22

The Finnish Water Way is Finland’s new strategy for building a water-secure world. ...

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Waters > Finland published a new strategy for building a water-secure world
Earth Overshoot Day is today
Press release | Published: 2018-08-01

Today, Wednesday, 1 August, people have used up all the resources the Earth can regenerate. It takes us only seven months to exhaust the natural resources that should last for the whole year. The bigg......

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The world needs a global deal on chemicals say ministers and vice-ministers from eight countries
News | Published: 2018-07-13

Chemicals are everywhere in our daily lives. Since 1950, more than 140 000 new chemicals and pesticides have been synthesized. Chemical substances have contributed greatly to our prosperity. However, ......

Consumption and production > The world needs a global deal on chemicals say ministers and vice-ministers from eight countries
Finland to chair the Helsinki Commission – Aiming for an ambitious and feasible Baltic Sea Action Plan
Press release | Published: 2018-07-02

The key task for Finland’s Chairmanship is to update the Baltic Sea Action Plan. Also on the agenda is the preparation of a regional nutrient recycling strategy for the Baltic Sea and further analysis......

Sea > Finland to chair the Helsinki Commission – Aiming for an ambitious and feasible Baltic Sea Action Plan
Maritime spatial planning
Content page | Published: 2018-05-02

Foto: Pirjo Ferin @ YHA Maritime spatial plans are to be prepared for the territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland by the end of March 2021. The three plans will cover ...

Living environment and planning > Maritime spatial planning
Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
Press release | Published: 2018-04-30

Following common international standards in information management would significantly improve the profitability of the real estate and construction sector. It could also increase cooperation among th......

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Building > Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
Housing > Real estate and construction sector should follow international information management standards – annual savings up to EUR 300 million to be achieved
The Ministry of the Environment experiments with a new way to develop legislation – Lakiklinikka.fi guides and collects feedback
Press release | Published: 2018-04-13

Lakiklinikka.fi online service under the KIRA-digi Project offers legal advice to projects that promote digitalisation in the real estate and construction sector free of charge. Information is also co......

Building > The Ministry of the Environment experiments with a new way to develop legislation – Lakiklinikka.fi guides and collects feedback
Consumption of plastic carrier bags declines rapidly in the retail sector
Press release | Published: 2018-04-09

An agreement made between the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Commerce Federation has rapidly reduced the consumption of plastic carrier bags and lightweight plastic bags in the retail sec......

Consumption and production > Consumption of plastic carrier bags declines rapidly in the retail sector
Children and young people search for European narratives in their immediate surroundings
News | Published: 2018-03-27

  Finnish concept extended to the whole of Europe to honour the European Year of Cultural Heritage The Cultural Heritage Makers is a competition designed in Finland to inspire c......

Living environment and planning > Living environment > Cultural environment > Children and young people search for European narratives in their immediate surroundings
Competence centre to boost sustainable and innovative public procurement
Press release | Published: 2018-03-15

KEINO, a networked Competence Centre founded to increase sustainable and innovative public procurement, has been launched. KEINO aims to improve the effectiveness and quality of public procurement and......

Consumption and production > Competence centre to boost sustainable and innovative public procurement
Last KIRA-digi experimental project application now open – EUR one million still available for new digital experiments
Press release | Published: 2018-03-06

The sixth and last application round for KIRA-digi projects is open until 5 April 2018. In this round, about EUR one million will be handed out to experiments that promote digitalisation in the real e......

Building > Last KIRA-digi experimental project application now open – EUR one million still available for new digital experiments
Khibiny National Park in Murmansk added to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia
Press release | Published: 2018-03-02

The new Khibiny National Park is located about 100 kilometres from the Finnish border, in the central part of the Kola Peninsula. The national park belongs to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia that is co......

Nature > Khibiny National Park in Murmansk added to the Green Belt of Fennoscandia
Finland’s best landscape project sought for the sixth time
Press release | Published: 2018-02-12

The Ministry of the Environment is again searching for Finland’s best landscape project. As candidates the Ministry of invites projects where landscapes have been successfully managed, protected or de......

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Living environment and planning > Finland’s best landscape project sought for the sixth time
Nature > Finland’s best landscape project sought for the sixth time
Saimaa well placed for inclusion in UNESCO Global Geoparks Network
Press release | Published: 2018-01-25

Finland has submitted an application to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO concerning the establishment of a Geopark in the Saimaa region in the counties of South Savo and......

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Nature > Saimaa well placed for inclusion in UNESCO Global Geoparks Network
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Two new nature conservation areas to Russia near the Finnish border
Press release | Published: 2018-01-15

At the end of the Year of the Environment 2017 Russia decided to establish a new National Park in the Lake Ladoga archipelago and a new Nature Park on the islands of the Eastern Gulf of Finland and th......

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Nature > Two new nature conservation areas to Russia near the Finnish border
Waters > Two new nature conservation areas to Russia near the Finnish border
Renovated wastewater treatment plant in Petrozavodsk reduces eutrophication of Lake Onega
Press release | Published: 2017-12-19

The renovated Petrozavodsk wastewater treatment plant reduces the eutrophying emissions from the city to Lake Onega and improves the quality of drinking water. The plant will be opened on 19 December.......

Sea > Renovated wastewater treatment plant in Petrozavodsk reduces eutrophication of Lake Onega
Revised national land use guidelines: towards a low-carbon society
Press release | Published: 2017-12-14

Today, on 14 December, the Finnish Government gave a decision on the revised national land use guidelines. The purpose of the guidelines is to make sure that matters of national significance are taken......

Living environment and planning > Revised national land use guidelines: towards a low-carbon society
Experimenting and public procurement among the priorities in the Action Plan for a Circular Economy
Press release | Published: 2017-12-01

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä’s Government aims to develop Finland into a pioneer of the bioeconomy, circular economy and cleantech sectors. The priorities of the action plan are sustainable and innovati......

Consumption and production > Experimenting and public procurement among the priorities in the Action Plan for a Circular Economy
Finland co-founds a Powering Past Coal alliance in Bonn Climate Conference
Press release | Published: 2017-11-16

Minister Tiilikainen: Bill banning the use of coal for energy due next year...

Climate and air > Finland co-founds a Powering Past Coal alliance in Bonn Climate Conference
Environment Ministers to agree on the LULUCF regulation
Press release | Published: 2017-10-12

The EU Ministers of the Environment meet in Luxembourg on Friday 13 October to discuss effort sharing in the non-ETS sectors under the 2030 climate package and the so-called LULUCF regulation....

Climate and air > Environment Ministers to agree on the LULUCF regulation

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