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  • Seaguide.fi is a new map for mariners 2019-02-08
    Seaguide.fi is a new map for boaters, people with holiday homes and anyone on the coast. The service provides information generated by several Finnish organisations on topics such as the weather and conditions at sea, guest harbours, places of interest and nature and the state of environment. It also offers photographs, satellite imagery and many other types of interesting information.
  • Advancing assessment of nutrient load impact on coastal water quality 2019-01-16
    The impact of nutrient load on the quality of coastal waters can now be modelled with improved precision and realism. The new model system developed in the Finnish Environment Instute offers a new tool for monitoring water quality, planning river basin management measures and assessing the environmental impact of various human activities.
  • Eeva Primmer appointed new research director of SYKE 2019-01-10
    Dr Eeva Primmer, PhD in Agriculture and Forestry, Docent (Adjunct Professor) in Environmental Policy at the University of Helsinki, has been appointed as the new Research Director of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE). She will take up her five-year office at the beginning of February.
  • Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change 2018-12-21
    The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life programme, will promote practical measures to mitigate climate change over the next six years. The total budget for the project is 15.3 million euros.
  • Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate 2018-12-18
    The threat status of habitat types in Finland was evaluated for the second time. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were assessed to be threatened. In southern Finland, the proportion of threatened habitats is clearly higher (59%) than in northern Finland (32%). The status of habitat types has not improved during the past decade; instead, the trend among many habitat types is assessed to be declining. However, it is possible to improve the status of habitats.
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Published 2013-06-04 at 15:40, updated 2015-07-23 at 13:30
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