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Algae prognosis 2018
Risk of algal blooms 2018. © SYKE

The risk of significant blue-green algae blooms in summer 2018 is lower than earlier years in Finnish marine areas

Press release, June 7, 2018
The risk of widespread blue-green algae blooms in Finnish sea areas is less than during the last two years, because the algae have less nutrients available in comparison to previous years. However, significant algae blooms may form in the Gulf of Finland if the summer is warm. More 



Success stories

International cooperation improves state of the Gulf of Finland 

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Cooperation involving Finland, Estonia, and Russia has improved the state of the Gulf of Finland. SYKE's scientific understanding of eutrophication and its skills in fighting it have played a significant role in the cooperation.


Policy Brief

A future the planet can accommodate
Respecting the limits of the earth is prerequisite for the well-being of humanity. Read more

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Open information

The state of the environment in Finland

Picture Marianna Korpi/SYKE

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


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Selection of scientific articles