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Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Press release | Published: 2016-06-02

According to the estimate of the Finnish Environment Institute’s Marine Research Centre, this year the risk of blue-green algal blooms is considerable in a large part of the Gulf of Finland, the Finni......

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Maps and statistics > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Sea > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Maps and statistics
Content page | Published: 2014-06-16

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 availab...

Maps and statistics
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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Climate and air > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Consumption and production > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Maps and statistics > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Nature > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2008
Content page | Published: 2019-09-09

Alnus glutinosa swamps were categorized Vulnerable (VU) in the first threat assessment. Photo: Anne Raunio. Some 400 habitat types were classified according to their risk of ...

Nature > Natural habitats > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2008
Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018
Content page | Published: 2019-01-09

Photo: Riku Lumiaro The threat status of habitat types in Finland has been evaluated for the second time in 2018. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were...

Nature > Natural habitats > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018
All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power
Press release | Published: 2016-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has launched a joint procurement of solar power systems, inviting all municipalities and municipal enterprises in Finland to increase their use of solar power. T......

Consumption and production > All municipalities in mainland Finland invited to participate in the joint procurement of solar power
Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Press release | Published: 2016-02-29

In 2015, the number of suspected illegal discharges of oil reported to Finnish authorities decreased significantly compared to the previous year. Eventually, 47 of the discharges were confirmed to be ......

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Maps and statistics > Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Sea > Number of oil discharges observed at sea decreased
Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Press release | Published: 2016-02-24

Scientists at SYKE Marine Research Centre have related the fish kill in Ersöströmmen near Tammisaari last July to a dinoflagellate species, Karlodinium veneficum, not previously known to form blooms i......

Sea > Last summer’s fish kill was caused by a toxic dinoflagellate: emerging algal toxins in coastal Finnish waters
Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Press release | Published: 2016-02-23

There is little information available on the presence and concentration of contaminants commonly used in consumer goods in the living environment. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the Nationa......

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Consumption and production > Environmental risks of chemicals > Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
Consumption and production > Investigating long-range transported contaminants in Finnish Lapland
New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Press release | Published: 2016-02-18

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) have released a new interactive mapping tool about climate change effects on cross-country skiing in Climate......

Climate and air > New mapping tool shows how cross-country skiing in Finland is vulnerable to climate change
Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2016-02-11

Baltic inflows taken place in the last winter and this winter have improved the oxygen conditions in the near-bottom waters of the Baltic Proper. The area covered by fully anoxic near-bottom water has......

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Maps and statistics > Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Sea > Impacts of Baltic inflows on the Baltic Proper
Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened bird species increased by 28 species compared to the previous evaluation, while 21 new species were red-listed. Aquatic and wetland species in particular have become increasin......

Nature > Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened mammal species decreased by four compared to the previous evaluation. No species were found to be more threatened than before. Conversely, four species, namely the European be......

Nature > Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Monthly hydrological statistics
Content page | Published: 2017-11-30

Monthly hydrological statistics are presented as maps, graphs and tables from selected hydrological observation sites. Statistics are published automatically two months after the end of each month. S...

Maps and statistics > Hydrological observations > Monthly hydrological statistics
The 2015 Red Lists of Finnish birds and mammals
Content page | Published: 2019-04-30

The red lists of Finnish bird and mammal species were updated in 2015. These red lists replace the 2010 published lists of birds and mammals. The publications are in Finnish, with English abstra...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > The 2015 Red Lists of Finnish birds and mammals
New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Climate and air > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Consumption and production > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Living environment and planning > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Nature > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Sea > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Waters > New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Groundwater protection
Content page | Published: 2016-01-12

© Photo: Mirjam Orvomaa Legislation endorsing groundwater protection National legislation: Laws implemented on aiming to prevent the pollution and alteration of aquifers to...

Waters > Protection of waters > Groundwater protection
Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Press release | Published: 2016-01-11

Many of the bird species native to Finnish forests have declined in recent decades. According to a newly published study, the total number of nesting pairs in the southern Finnish managed forest area ......

Nature > Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Current flood issues
Content page | Published: 2015-12-03

Current hydrological information : Forecast and warnings map The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has named 20.12.2018 the areas of significant flood risk from fluvial or sea water flood......

Waters > Floods > Current flood issues
Flood risk management planning
Content page | Published: 2014-05-28

The EU Floods Directive (2007/60/EC) and the national legislation for its implementation include preliminary flood risk assessment, flood mapping and flood risk management planning. 22 areas of poten...

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning

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