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Content page | Published: 2021-03-01

Construction emissions may now be compared – new emissions database lays foundation for statutory guidance of low-carbon construction Press release, March 1, 2021 the Ministry of the E......

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Etusivu_2_iso_kuvanosto_en
Content page | Published: 2021-02-22

Online survey on the climate plan attracted 18,000 responses Press release 22.2.2021 Ministry of the Environment The Ministry of the Environment organised an online survey to gather......

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How may global changes affect the future of Finland's agricultural and food economy?
News | Published: 2021-02-17

The future development of Finland's agricultural and food economy depends significantly on changes happening in other countries and how Finland reacts to those changes. In the next few decades, societ......

Climate and air > How may global changes affect the future of Finland's agricultural and food economy?
Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
Press release | Published: 2021-02-11

Testing five antifouling paints for recreational craft showed that the paint choices may significantly impact the spread of invasive species. Antifouling paints were tested as part of the EU-funded CO......

Sea > Antifouling paint choices may impact the spread of invasive species
New research reveals municipal climate network’s positive impacts on local level climate work
Press release | Published: 2021-02-05

Joining the Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku) network has led to lower greenhouse gas emission levels in member municipalities in Finland. The majority of Hinku municipalities found that n......

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Climate and air > New research reveals municipal climate network’s positive impacts on local level climate work
Consumption and production > New research reveals municipal climate network’s positive impacts on local level climate work
Science-policy cooperation has improved air quality in Europe
News | Published: 2021-02-05

Successful cooperation between scientists and policymakers has significantly decreased air pollutant emissions in Europe, according to an article recently published in the Ambio journal. Sulphur dioxi......

Climate and air > Science-policy cooperation has improved air quality in Europe
Contact information
Content page | Published: 2013-12-04

Ministry of the Environment Ministry of the Environment, contact information (ym.fi) Ministry of the Environment staff contact information (ym.fi) Finnish Environment Institu...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Contact information
VELMU Inventories
Content page | Published: 2020-11-23

VELMU programme collects data on the occurrence of underwater marine biotopes, species and communities in Finland’s marine waters.    Inventory areas VELMU started ...

VELMU > VELMU Inventories
VELMU Map Service
Content page | Published: 2021-01-05

VELMU programme maps biodiversity of the Finnish marine environment. The inventory results can be utilised in the VELMU Map Service.    Open map service The VELMU m...

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Contact information
Content page | Published: 2020-10-29

Biodiversity of the Finnish marine environment is mapped in cooperation across institutional borders. The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE coordinates VELMU. The programme is steered by the Mini...

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VELMU
Published: 2020-05-25

VELMU collects data on the occurrence of underwater marine biotopes, species and communities in Finland’s marine waters. The programme contributes to the Baltic marine protection and to the s...

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Survey Methods
Content page | Published: 2020-12-29

VELMU has collected data from over 160 000 points since 2004. This has given a general overview of species and habitats distribution in the Finnish marine areas. The various methods deployed are d...

VELMU > Survey Methods
Permits under water legislation
Content page | Published: 2014-10-14

According to Finland's water legislation, water permits are required for all activities affecting constructions in waters or the water supply. These activities include the construction of jetties, br...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Permits, notifications and registration > Permits under water legislation
Permits, notifications and registration
Content page | Published: 2013-11-13

Environmental permits are needed in Finland for all activities that may lead to pollution of the air and water or contamination of the soil. Water permits are needed for other activities affecting co...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Permits, notifications and registration
Air pollutant emissions
Content page | Published: 2019-01-07

Emission Inventory Finnish Environment Institute SYKE maintains air pollutant emission inventories and acts as the National Inventory Agency in reporting under the UN ECE Long-Range T...

Maps and statistics > Air pollutant emissions
PRTR Non-point source emissions
Content page | Published: 2020-11-11

Methodology Non-point source air emissions in 201 7 Emissions by sources Shares on point and non-point sources The website presents information on non-point source PRTR...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Reporting > PRTR Non-point source emissions
Reporting
Content page | Published: 2020-11-11

The website presents information on non-point source PRTR releases in Finland. Non-point source releases cover activities that do not exceed the reporting thresholds set to reporting under the Europea...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Reporting
Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
News | Published: 2020-11-06

In the future, our world may increasingly rely on renewable biomass resources for the provision of food, fodder, fibre and fuel. How this transition to bioeconomy will affect Nordic water resources, i......

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Consumption and production > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Sea > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Waters > Policy brief: How green will a bioeconomy be for our Nordic water resources?
Sea-ice loss disrupts Arctic Ocean ecosystems and biogeochemistry
News | Published: 2020-11-02

A new review paper published in the journal Nature Climate Change on the ecosystem consequences of the loss of Arctic sea-ice highlights the need for the creation of new research knowledge to support ......

Sea > Sea-ice loss disrupts Arctic Ocean ecosystems and biogeochemistry

Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The permits are subject to a fee that is based on the processing fees specified by Government Decree (1372/2018), which are reviewed on an annual basis. Government Decree on services of the...

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