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  • Finns value urban living 2017-06-20
    According to the latest “Asukasbarometri” (Residents’ barometer) survey, more and more Finns want to live in an urban environment. Urbanisation is also seen in changes in life style such as the increased popularity of cafés and an increase in cycling
  • Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities 2017-06-13
    The planning of coastal spatial management enables account to be taken of the effects of land-sea activities on coastal nature and local business activities. The objective of such planning is to examine all human activities affecting coastal areas and to direct the use of coastal and marine areas on a more environmentally-friendly basis.
  • Significant blue-green algae blooms possible in Finnish marine areas during 2017 summer 2017-06-01
    The risk for vast blue-green algae blooms in the Gulf of Finland is greater than during previous years. The exceptional nutritional conditions are caused partially by major Baltic inflows from the North Sea in 2014 and 2016, which allowed the phosphorous deepwater to reach the Gulf of Finland. In addition, the lack of winter ice and the windy winter mixed the water layers and brought nutrition to the surface layer of the Gulf of Finland.
  • Flood Centre warnings now available in the renewed Weather application 2017-04-10
    The renewed Weather application allows you to access five-day weather and flood warnings on your mobile device. The service is part of cooperation between the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) at their shared Flood Centre.
  • Finnish research institutes planning centre in Chile to develop quality of environmental measurements 2017-04-05
    An international project has been launched at the Finnish Environment Institute to plan a national Center for Environmental Reference in Chile together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. In Chile quality control of environmental measurements has not been sufficiently comprehensive, which has weakened confidence in environmental information.
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Published 2013-06-04 at 15:40, updated 2015-07-23 at 13:30
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