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Turn the tap on
Project | Published: 2019-04-10

  Esa Nikunen/ Image bank of the Environmental Administration © Kuva: Esa Nikunen   "Turn the tap on - Rent vatten från kranen" campaign is launched to prom...

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The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-04-08

The renewed by the Finnish Environment Institute is even clearer than before in guiding people towards tangible actions to reduce the carbon footprint. The user interface of the calculator has been r......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Press release | Published: 2019-04-05

Tampere City Region is strengthening its commitment to strict carbon neutrality targets. As the central city of the region, Tampere joined the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network by decision......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Sentinel mosaics in Finland in national reference grid (FPCUP SGA3 Tier1)
Project | Published: 2019-03-06

The project concentrates on raising awareness and helping the end-users of Sentinel satellite images and particularly Sentinel satellite image mosaics produced under Finnish Geospatial Platform progr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sentinel mosaics in Finland in national reference grid (FPCUP SGA3 Tier1)
WasteLess Karelias
Project | Published: 2019-02-14

  Waste management facilities in Vedlozero. ©Taru Peltola 2018 The project tackles littering and improves waste management in rural villages in North Karelia, ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > WasteLess Karelias
Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 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 ......

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Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Project | Published: 2018-10-16

Growing concerns for climate change call for radical systemic changes in society in terms of both production and consumption. In order to develop the current understanding of reconfigurations require...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Consumption and production
Content page | Published: 2017-08-30

Society must move towards a sustainable economy in which less is used to produce more. Environmental problems are in great part due to the production and consumption of goods and services. Steps must...

Research & Development > Consumption and production
New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

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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
Transition to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

All economic activity should be based on circular economy . The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Instead of ownership, consumption is based on t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Transition to circular economy
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Well-being within the limits of global capacity
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable development can only be implemented if there is respect for planetary boundaries . They define the possibilities under which societies can seek well-being. The economy as part of a socia......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > Well-being within the limits of global capacity
Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Project | Published: 2018-07-10

The project  Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environ mental decision-making  (CORE), funded by Strategic Research...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Project | Published: 2018-07-05

Project description The Finnish government is aiming at increasing nutrient recycling. The aim is that in 2025 half of the farm animals’ manure and wastewater treatment plant sludge is recycled....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Making the chance by knowledge sharing
Content page | Published: 2018-06-12

A group of Tajik water sector professionals were in Finland last December for a study tour. The group´s enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn was astonishing, as was the Finnish professionals’......

FinWaterWEI II > Making the chance by knowledge sharing
Zonation projects and research
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

This page presents projects and research questions from Finland in which Zonation-program have been used. List is not comprehensive and it is updated every now and then. See links below eac...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation projects and research
A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Press release | Published: 2018-05-30

The United Nations Agenda 2030 puts binding goals on countries for the promotion of sustainable well-being. However, research indicates that Finland cannot achieve these goals because our ecological s......

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Data sources and methods for assessment of chemical risks in environmental crimes processes (RISTE)
Project | Published: 2018-05-18

Background Picture by Niina Viitala. In the investigation of environmental crimes, environmental authorities, the police and prosecutors are key actors. In the case of suspected envi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Data sources and methods for assessment of chemical risks in environmental crimes processes (RISTE)

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