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Come and celebrate the Finnish Nature Day on 26 August

The fourth Nature Day of the year will be celebrated on 26 August in tens of events across the country. As far as we know, Finland will be the first country in the world to raise the national flag to honour the natural environment. The Ministry of the Environment, led by the Minister of Housing, Energy and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen, will attend various events in the Uusimaa region.Read more


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Earth Overshoot Day is today – food contributes significantly to the environmental burden

Today, Wednesday, 2 August humanity has used up the renewable natural resources the Earth generates this year. Food production and the greenhouse gas emissions caused by transport and living are the major causes of the overshoot.

Closer Finnish-Japanese cooperation in environmental research

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and the National Institute for Environmental Studies of Japan NIES have signed a cooperation document to promote joint projects between the two institutes. The aim is to improve the exchange of information between the countries, strengthen the research networks, and support joint research on a long-term basis. The initiative to the agreement came from Japan.
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