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Two new nature conservation areas to Russia near the Finnish border

Press release, January 15, 2018
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 the surrounding waters. Both of these conservation areas have a counterpart on the Finnish side of the border. More

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Kira Smiley

Kira Smiley: Experiential knowledge paired with trustworthy information necessary for local legitimacy of wind power

Environmental topics such as the impact of windmills on white-tailed eagles in the Finnish Archipelago are often controversial, with conflicting information and perspectives. According to a new case study, experiences and trustworthiness play a significant role in the formation of these viewpoints, writes Kira Smiley.

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New water and climate services for Andean countries
SYKE’s experts have helped Andean countries to enhance their hydrological monitoring, data systems and flood protection measures. Andean countries are now better prepared to face risks related to climate change. Improved water and weather services can also help local residents to safeguard their property and livelihoods. Read more

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Policy Brief Curbing black carbon emissions

Curbing black carbon emissions slows warming in the Arctic

Reducing emissions of black carbon can help to mitigate climate change globally, but particularly in arctic regions. Read more

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The state of the environment in Finland 2017

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The state of the environment in Finland 2017 - the fourth info package is looking at the curbing black carbon emissions.

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