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Removing nutrients from the sea by growing algae?

Photo: Milla Suutari, University of Helsinki The Finnish En...

2011-10-07
Radical transformations of consumption and production systems are required for sustainability

Photo: Jutta Kuure A new special issue of the Journal of Cleaner Pr...

2011-09-26
Neste Oil and the Finnish Environment Institute to begin joint algae research

SYKE and Neste Oil Micro-algae cultivation. Picture: Kristian Spilling ...

2011-09-08
Eutrophication of the Gulf of Finland appears to be on the wane

Aranda and Muikku, the research vessels of the Finnish Environment Institute, have returned from their August expeditions. On these tours, they studied the eutrophication of the Gulf of Finland, t...

2011-09-05
Finland's cormorant population grew by almost one quarter

Cormorant chicks at their nest.  Picture: Pekka Rusanen ...

2011-08-09
The Aranda investigates the condition and radioactivity of the seabed of the Eastern Gulf of Finland

Research vessel Aranda. Photo: Janne Bruun The Finnis...

2011-07-29
General public requested to send algal observations via smartphones

SYKE, VTT, IBM and WWF This summer, the general public can report its own algal observations via smartphones. Algae watch (Leväva...

2011-06-22
Crop-climate models need an urgent update

SYKE and MTT Photo: Tuomo Björksten. Estimates of how mu...

2011-06-20
International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management meets in Helsinki

Kinahmi open-pit mine in Nilsiä Photo: Tapio Heikkilä ...

2011-05-30
Concentrations of surface finishing agents in fish caught in Helsinki's Vanhankaupunginlahti Bay ten times higher than in other areas

Finnish Environment Institute and Evira High concentrations of organic tin compounds used in antifouling paints are still being found in perch and pike-perch in the Vanhankaupunginlahti...

2011-05-27
EU Fish II - key environmental pollutants in Baltic fish

Evira, Finnish Environment Institute, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute ...

2011-05-27
Effects of oxygenation highly dependent on local conditions

A pumping device Photo: Water-Eco Ltd The three-...

2011-04-19
North-west Russia still home to extensive, valuable areas requiring protection

Lake Ladoga. Photo: Anna Kuhmonen The Finnish–Ru...

2011-03-28
New oil and chemical spill response vessel was given the name Louhi

Oil and chemical spill response vessel Louhi. Photo: Ilkka Lastumäki ...

2011-03-08
Decline in oil spills in 2010

The total number of oil spills observed in the Finnish sea areas in 2010 was 65 – i.e., more or less the same as in 2009. The majority of the spills in 2010 were small and occurred in the archi...

2011-03-04
Oxygen status remains poor in the Baltic Sea main basin and the Gulf of Finland

There has been no improvement in the oxygen status of the Baltic Sea’s main basin and the deep waters of the Gulf of Finland. The results of the research vessel Aranda’s winter monitoring tour ...

2011-02-17
Import of bear trophies from Russia to Finland permitted

Photo: Riku Lumiaro The ban on importing bear trophies fro...

2011-01-24
Lake ice in Finland - observed trends and future outlooks

In a country of 187 888 lakes, it is no wonder that long data series exist on lake ice variables – particularly because all those water bodies freeze every winter, states Dr Esko Kuusisto, Lead...

2011-01-17
Research symposium in Oulu to assess the impact of climate change on water conditions

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Oulu Photo: Esko...

2011-01-17

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