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Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea

The Finnish Environment Institute has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. A set of tests in the sea revealed that some materials decomposed almost completely within six months, while others decomposed not very much at all in the course of the entire year.
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North Macedonian environmental management and its journey towards becoming part of the European Union

Towards the end of the autumn, during Finland’s EU presidency, it will be decided whether to begin European Union accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. These countries have implemented many reforms in order to make it possible to begin accession negotiations. Finland has actively supported the development of North Macedonia’s environmental management and the initiation of scientific monitoring of nature.
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Published 2014-12-05 at 14:57, updated 2019-10-29 at 13:53