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Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection

The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. According to the report, recognising the financial significance of biodiversity and ecosystem services is important for preventing or slowing down the loss of biodiversity in Finland.

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Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection

2015-01-23
The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. According to the report, recognising the financial significance of biodiversity and ecosystem services is important for preventing or slowing down the loss of biodiversity in Finland.

Seminar 3.2.2015: Arctic change – a global concern

2015-01-19
The seminar provides an opportunity to hear three esteemed scientists explain the reasons for and extent of ongoing Arctic changes and their global implications. It is expected to shed light on effective measures to mitigate Artic changes and point the way to a better understanding of the role of the new post-2020 climate agreement in this context.
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Living and the environment discussed widely in Pori

The SuomiAreena event held in Pori, Finland, in July 2014 brought together 700 speakers and 30,000 guests in more than 150 events. The main themes for this year's event were living and the environment. The Finnish Ministry of the Environment was one of the event's main partners. The video provides pieces of the administration's program during the sunny week in July.