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Wood-based products can store carbon and replace fossil-based materials
News | Published: 2022-04-22

The potential of wood-based products to store carbon dioxide and replace fossil-based raw materials has been studied in a recently published research report. Forests and forest products can contribute......

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Climate and air > Wood-based products can store carbon and replace fossil-based materials
Consumption and production > Wood-based products can store carbon and replace fossil-based materials
Climate change has an impact, but human actions will determine the fate of the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2022-04-11

A comprehensive review of the effects of climate change on the Baltic Sea has been completed. According to this review, the temperature, ice conditions, oxygen concentration and also the ecosystem of ......

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Climate and air > Climate change has an impact, but human actions will determine the fate of the Baltic Sea
Sea > Climate change has an impact, but human actions will determine the fate of the Baltic Sea
Dissertation: New approach in the assessment of impact of arsenic-based chemical warfare agents on marine environment
Press release | Published: 2022-04-05

An estimated 50,000 tons of munitions containing chemical warfare agents have been dumped in the Baltic Sea. For her doctoral dissertation, Hanna Niemikoski, a researcher at SYKE studied the accumulat......

Sea > Dissertation: New approach in the assessment of impact of arsenic-based chemical warfare agents on marine environment
Finland’s best landscape project sought for the eighth time
Press release | Published: 2022-03-31

The competition for Finland’s best landscape project is here once more. Projects in which landscapes have been successfully managed, protected or planned are invited to enter this competition organise......

Nature > Finland’s best landscape project sought for the eighth time
Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions
News | Published: 2022-03-03

Sustainability Leap is an online platform provided and maintained by the Finnish Environment Institute to present and disseminate climate, circular economy and nature solutions....

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Climate and air > Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions
Consumption and production > Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions
Nature > Sustainabilityleap.fi is a showcase and sharing platform for Finland’s climate, circular economy and nature solutions
ajankohtaista_en
Content page | Published: 2022-03-01

IPCC report: Climate change has serious impacts on people and nature – impacts unevenly distributed (ym.fi) Press release February 28th, 2022 Ministry of the Environment, Finnish Environment ......

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Aranda's monitoring cruise: Baltic Sea oxygen level normal, but nutrient conditions have deteriorated
Press release | Published: 2022-02-18

The research vessel Aranda has returned from its annual winter monitoring cruise. The cruise investigated the current physical and chemical state of Finnish sea areas and the levels of harmful substan......

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Maps and statistics > Aranda's monitoring cruise: Baltic Sea oxygen level normal, but nutrient conditions have deteriorated
Sea > Aranda's monitoring cruise: Baltic Sea oxygen level normal, but nutrient conditions have deteriorated
Waters > Aranda's monitoring cruise: Baltic Sea oxygen level normal, but nutrient conditions have deteriorated
Collecting nutrient data on individual field parcels into a digital data system would significantly enhance the efficiency of water protection in agriculture
Press release | Published: 2022-02-16

A reform of environmental regulation of agriculture is currently under way. Maximum levels are being set for phosphorus-based fertilisers, and they will be applicable to all farms. Enforcement of the ......

Waters > Collecting nutrient data on individual field parcels into a digital data system would significantly enhance the efficiency of water protection in agriculture
New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature
Press release | Published: 2022-01-21

Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain s......

Sea > New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature
Household waste turns into new raw materials
Press release | Published: 2021-12-21

The WasteLess Karelias project, funded by the Karelia CBC programme, revealed that all plastic, glass, cardboard and metal waste sorted in Juuka is treated either in Finland or abroad. Recycling produ......

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Stronger management of hazardous chemicals is needed in industry
Press release | Published: 2021-12-17

There is a clear need to increase the knowledge of the industrial sources of hazardous chemicals and to apply measures to reduce their use and emissions to the environment. Project HAZBREF proposes a ......

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Consumption and production > Best Available Techniques BAT > Stronger management of hazardous chemicals is needed in industry
Consumption and production > Stronger management of hazardous chemicals is needed in industry
Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Press release | Published: 2021-12-15

Information on the largest sources of pollutant releases and waste transfers for Finnish industry and agriculture can now be found in the public data service at prtr.fi. The purpose of the map service......

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Consumption and production > Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Maps and statistics > Pollutant Release and Waste Transfer Data for Finnish Industry and Agriculture published in the map service
Etusivu_julkaisuja_en
Content page | Published: 2021-12-09

SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation (issuu.com) SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation It is time to move beyond solving environmenta......

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SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation
Press release | Published: 2021-12-09

It is time to move beyond solving environmental problems one by one, to systemic societal sustainability transformations. This is the message of the SYKE Policy Brief published today. Sustainability t......

Consumption and production > SYKE Policy Brief: It is time for sustainability transformation
Environmental marketing claims in Finland – an ongoing research by SYKE
Press release | Published: 2021-12-08

The Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE has collected a sample of environmental claims in internet advertisements during autumn 2021. The share of internet in advertising has continuously grown and w......

Consumption and production > Environmental marketing claims in Finland – an ongoing research by SYKE
Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Press release | Published: 2021-12-08

Soil improving agents may quickly and effectively reduce the water pollution from agricultural land. Gypsum, pulp mill fibre, and structural lime have been studied comprehensively, and based on the re......

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Sea > Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Waters > Soil improving agents reduce water pollution from agricultural soils – a new guide is now available for farmers
Nationally valuable landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

There are 186 areas in Finland that have been classified as nationally valuable landscape areas (VAMA 2021). These are our countryside’s most typical cultural landscapes, whose value is based on...

Nature > Landscapes > Nationally valuable landscapes
Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
News | Published: 2021-11-17

This year's exceptional weather conditions, such as the floods in Germany, have drawn attention to the inefficiency of dams and flood walls in the flood management. Instead of these, Professor Daniel ......

Waters > Mainstreaming ecological restoration of streams, rivers and peatlands promotes green development in Europe
SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
Press release | Published: 2021-11-15

An ad that sparked more questions than answers? SYKE collects examples of environmental advertising form the public....

Consumption and production > SYKE collects environmental claims in advertising – take part in a research!
Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Press release | Published: 2021-11-02

Great expectations are being set for digital solutions to reach climate targets, but their environmental impacts are not widely known. For example, the demand for critical raw materials used in smartp......

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Consumption and production > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key
Maps and statistics > Research: Recycling the metals and minerals of smartphones and televisions is difficult, design is key

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