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Global warming causes significant changes on the Baltic Sea region

Finnish Environment Institute's and Finnish Meteorological Institute's press release 18.5.2015

The climate change has already altered the characteristics of the Baltic Sea region, reveals a recent international study. In the continuation the global warming will increasingly affect e.g. ice cover, flooding and the habitat of the region. According to the report, the worst scenario for the Baltic Sea region is worsening eutrophication situation. Read more


Aura Nousiainen
Bioremediation can take you all the way to India 2015-04-17
"My name is Aura Nousiainen and I work as a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. My doctoral thesis, which examines the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater using biological methods, was approved at the University of Helsinki in February."
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Towards A Sustainable and Genuinely Green Economy. The value and social significance of ecosystem services in Finland (TEEB for Finland)

Publication SY 1 en 2015 cover.jpgThis report presents the results from the research project National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland). This pioneering project aimed to initiate a systematic national process for the integration of ecosystem services and related biodiversity (i.e. natural capital) into all levels of decision-making. Read more

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