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Actions to reduce pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region 

Press Release June 21 2021
Since 2017 CWPharma project has worked to gather and produce data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals and their concentrations in the environment, to identify the most problematic compounds and to find the best ways to decrease their emissions. One of the key findings is that twelve out of 75 studied pharmaceuticals were identified as a risk to the Baltic Sea environment. The Action Plan suggested by the project highlights the need for a combination of emission reduction schemes.

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Eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman: What is the role of knowledge and knowledge producers in sustainability transition?

Sustainability transition requires addressing wicked complex bundles of problems and new unforeseen risks. Sustainability transition redistributes benefits and impacts - and forces us to give up our old ways of doing. This is why we need a transition also in the way we conduct and deliberate research l, write eeva Primmer and Eeva Furman in their Ratkaisuja blog.

Successes of Finland's waste management

High-quality waste management solutions are prerequisite for preserving a safe and clean living environment. The video represents successes of Finland's waste management.

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CIRCnews - Finland towards circular economy: The Circwaste Newsletter 1/2021.
The transition to a circular economy requires regional data and quantitative targets for decision-making. The regions and municipalities emerge as key actors in facilitating a socially just transition towards a circular economy. Now published Circwaste interim report shows the results of the EU Life funded project so far.
"In this newsletter you will find out more about the Circwaste project and some of the recent highlights from our work", says Project Leader Tuuli Myllymaa from the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE.

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SYKE Policy Brief: Environmental impact needs to be considered in nutrition recommendations
Increasing the proportion of vegetables, legumes, and fish in the diet helps ease climate change, eutrophication of the Baltic Sea and inland waters, and the decline of biodiversity.
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