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Global interest in health-promoting effects of nature – international conference in Helsinki in October

Finnish competence in identifying the health-promoting effects of nature has raised international interest. An indication of this is the international workshop on the relationship between biodiversity...

2017-08-21
New publication out on nature-based integration

Nordic countries have real potential in becoming forerunners in nature-based integration. Nature-based solutions may have the potential of offering an efficient and cost-effective way for the successf...

2017-06-14
EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme funding to the SustainBaltic project

EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 is funding the implementation of the SustainBaltic project (ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region) ...

2016-10-17
New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b...

2016-03-22
The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests

UPM, WWF Finland, Finnish Environment Institute and Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland have carried through a joint project to promote the living conditions of the endangered white-backed woodpec...

2015-06-15