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Current flood issues
Content page | Published: 2015-12-03

Current hydrological information : Forecast and warnings map The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has named 20.12.2018 the areas of significant flood risk from fluvial or sea water flood......

Waters > Floods > Current flood issues
Flood risk management planning
Content page | Published: 2014-05-28

The EU Floods Directive (2007/60/EC) and the national legislation for its implementation include preliminary flood risk assessment, flood mapping and flood risk management planning. 22 areas of poten...

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning
Flood risk management plans
Content page | Published: 2014-09-29

The flood risk management plans of fluvial floods have been established for those river basins that include at least one significant flood risk area as well as for coastal areas identified as a areas...

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning > Flood risk management plans
The Gulf of Finland is slowly recovering
Press release | Published: 2015-12-01

Algae levels and phosphorus load from land have decreased in the Gulf of Finland during the last ten years. However, the nutrients from Baltic Proper and the anoxic water near the bottom slow down the......

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Maps and statistics > The Gulf of Finland is slowly recovering
Sea > The Gulf of Finland is slowly recovering
Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi
Content page | Published: 2015-11-09

Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi
The web service of the Finnish Red List 2010
Content page | Published: 2019-03-12

The basis of the data is the species data evaluated for the Red List published in 2010. The data is stored and continuously updated in the Species application of the Environmental data system Hertta....

Nature > Species > Threatened species > The 2010 Red List of Finnish species > The web service of the Finnish Red List 2010
The state of the environment indicators
Content page | Published: 2015-11-24

The state of the environment is not a snapshot at any given point of time but rather a concept which aggregates the various changes, trends and interactions in the natural world. It is not always una...

Maps and statistics > The state of the environment indicators
Current - Environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2015-10-13

Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure for Mining Projects in Finland (pdf, Guides, Ministry of Employment and the Economy) ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment > Current - Environmental impact assessment
Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal © Esa Nikunen   News on September 23, 2015 ......

Sea > Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
News | Published: 2015-09-23

Researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki have together released an article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management. Titled ‘How to value bi......

Sea > Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Sustainable growth in Gulf of Bothnia receives significant research funding
Press release | Published: 2015-09-23

the SmartSea project has been awarded funding by the Academy of Finland. The project studies the potential of the sustainable use of the Gulf of Bothnia and involves altogether eight research institut......

Sea > Sustainable growth in Gulf of Bothnia receives significant research funding
Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Nature > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Nature > Protected areas > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem
News | Published: 2015-09-04

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has recently updated information on the state of the Finnish Baltic Sea ecosystem. The publication, Sea Spray 2015 (Meren pärskäys 2015 in Finnish) presents scient......

Sea > Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem
Major Baltic inflow was not enough to bring oxygen into all of the deep basins in the Baltic Sea main basin
Press release | Published: 2015-08-28

The effects of the major Baltic inflow that reached the Baltic Sea in December 2014 are now reaching the mouth of the Gulf of Finland. However, the effects of the inflow have subsided, and it cannot c......

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Maps and statistics > Major Baltic inflow was not enough to bring oxygen into all of the deep basins in the Baltic Sea main basin
Sea > Major Baltic inflow was not enough to bring oxygen into all of the deep basins in the Baltic Sea main basin
Waters > Major Baltic inflow was not enough to bring oxygen into all of the deep basins in the Baltic Sea main basin
Algal bloom monitoring August 27, 2015: Cyanobacterial blooms in the sea areas and lakes
Press release | Published: 2015-08-27

Warm weather has increased the amount of cyanobacteria. In lakes, cyanobacterial blooms have been reported more than usually during the time of summer. Cyanobacteria are still blooming in the South-We......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring August 27, 2015: Cyanobacterial blooms in the sea areas and lakes
Sea > Algal bloom monitoring August 27, 2015: Cyanobacterial blooms in the sea areas and lakes
Waters > Algal bloom monitoring August 27, 2015: Cyanobacterial blooms in the sea areas and lakes
Algal bloom monitoring August 20, 2015: Intensive cyanobacteria blooms in the sea areas, amount of cyanobacteria increased also in the lakes
Press release | Published: 2015-08-20

Intensive blooms of cyanobacteria have been observed in the Finnish southwestern sea areas, in the Gulf of Finland and in coastal areas of southern and southwestern Finland. In lakes the occurrence of......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring August 20, 2015: Intensive cyanobacteria blooms in the sea areas, amount of cyanobacteria increased also in the lakes
Sea > Algal bloom monitoring August 20, 2015: Intensive cyanobacteria blooms in the sea areas, amount of cyanobacteria increased also in the lakes
Waters > Algal bloom monitoring August 20, 2015: Intensive cyanobacteria blooms in the sea areas, amount of cyanobacteria increased also in the lakes
Chemicals and hazardous substances
Content page | Published: 2014-05-09

The surveillance reduces risks In Finland, the use and transportation of chemicals and hazardous substances is efficiently controled. Finland, however, yet has a long way to go to attain the tar...

Maps and statistics > The state of the environment indicators > Chemicals and hazardous substances
Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2015-08-14

© Heikki Kotiranta A total of approximately 24,000 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2015, an increase of 19% from the previous year. 75% of the numerical growth was focuse......

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Maps and statistics > Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Nature > Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Algal bloom monitoring August 13, 2015: Abundant amounts of Cyanobacteria in the Finnish sea areas, in the lakes the blooms also increased
Press release | Published: 2015-08-13

There are still abundant amounts of Cyanobacteria in the Finnish sea areas. Large surface algal mats have been observed in the western Gulf of Finland and the whole Baltic Proper. In the eastern Gulf ......

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Maps and statistics > Algal bloom monitoring August 13, 2015: Abundant amounts of Cyanobacteria in the Finnish sea areas, in the lakes the blooms also increased
Sea > Algal bloom monitoring August 13, 2015: Abundant amounts of Cyanobacteria in the Finnish sea areas, in the lakes the blooms also increased
Waters > Algal bloom monitoring August 13, 2015: Abundant amounts of Cyanobacteria in the Finnish sea areas, in the lakes the blooms also increased
Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Press release | Published: 2015-08-10

© Vesa Kuusava Environmental impacts of land use have been widely assessed in recent years. In particular, carbon footprints of food and bioenergy production have been studied. Envir......

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Climate and air > Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Consumption and production > Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Living environment and planning > Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated

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