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Finland has exceeded the limits of sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Consumption in Finland has exceeded the level that is globally just and sustainable. With the exception of the use of fresh water, consumption by Finns exceeds all of the biophysical boundaries. Acco......

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Goal: socially fair and ecologically sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable well-being means both an equitable global distribution of well-being at present as well as the securing of well-being for future generations. Studies often equate well-being with happines......

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The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

The goal of sustainable development is to secure well-being also for future generations. How have the countries of the world succeeded in this? A research group at the University of Leeds showed , t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Content page | Published: 2018-09-11

Education supports the achievement of all of the goals of sustainable development put forward by the UN. According to the goal of education for sustainable development, all students on a global scale...

Finland and sustainable well-being > Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Posters
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The posters are in chronological and alphabetical order. This is not a complete collection of Zonation posters. 2018   Ranking Natura 2000 habitats and ...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation materials > Posters
Scientific articles
Content page | Published: 2018-06-04

  Zonation-relevant references (loosely grouped) Primarily methodological Oldest basic Zonation references Moilanen, A. 2007. Landscape Zonation, benefit functions and target...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation software > Scientific articles
Zonation in Finland
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

Zonation software supports more sustainable decision-making in conservation and land-use planning in Finland   Zonation is a spatial conservation prioritization software develop...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland
Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Press release | Published: 2017-12-08

A high-level international panel of scientific experts will convene in Helsinki on 12 and 13 December. It will prepare assessments based on research data and draw up recommendations to achieve the goa......

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Realising the health benefits of nature through urban planning
Press release | Published: 2017-08-24

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in den......

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Global interest in health-promoting effects of nature – international conference in Helsinki in October
News | Published: 2017-08-21

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......

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Ecosystem hotel
Project | Published: 2017-08-10

Intensive land use can diminish nature values, threaten the long term survival of species and even undermine the functioning of entire ecosystems. With increasing pressure to use land for human needs...

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Finns value urban living
Press release | Published: 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 increa......

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Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
Press release | Published: 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 exami......

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Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
Press release | Published: 2017-02-09

The degradation of wetlands has led to drops in the size of many waterbird populations – even in Finland, the land of a thousand lakes. A recent study proves that measures that reduce overgrowth in th......

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Baltic Sea Information on the Acustic Soundscape (BIAS)
Project | Published: 2017-01-17

© Mats Westerbom Main Goals 1. Awareness of draft Baltic Sea standards and tools for management of underwater noise A thorough basis for standardised and appropriate managem...

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Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-10-06

Large, mobile and multivoltine butterflies and moths that either utilise a wide variety host plants or have adapted to feed on nitrophilous plants are becoming more common in Finnish nature. Soil eutr......

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Environmental impacts of land use have been underestimated
Press release | Published: 2015-08-10

© Vesa Kuusava Environmental impacts of land use have been widely assessed in recent years. In particular, carbon footprints of food and bioenergy production have been studied. Envir......

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Bird wetlands in need of restoration, maintenance and protection
Press release | Published: 2014-09-09

The construction and restoration of wetlands can improve the living conditions of bird populations. According to a recent study, grazing is the single most important maintenance method for wetlands, d......

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Nitrogen deposition poses a threat to the diversity of Europe's forest vegetation
Press release | Published: 2013-12-16

Unless nitrogen emissions are curbed, the diversity of plant communities in Europe's forests will decrease. Atmospheric nitrogen deposition has already changed the number and richness of forest floor ......

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