Maps and statistics

This section contains maps and statistics mainly from Finland's environmental administration and its data systems.

In addition to the environment.fi website, environmental statistics are available also in other websites in which the Finland's environmental administaration is involved, like Järwiwiki and Climate Guide. To Biodiversity.fi website is gathered lots of indicators of nature and biodiversity.

Finland's environmental administration produces data also for the official statistics of the Statistics Finland and to the Findicator.fi -website. Environmental data from different European countries can be found from the European Environment Agency's (EEA) website.

Press releases and news

Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea

2019-11-14
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.
Press releases and news of the Finnish Environment Institute
Press releases and news of the Ministry of the Environment
Published 2016-06-02 at 15:19, updated 2019-10-07 at 13:37