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The endangered Baltic harbour porpoise © Photo: Kai Mattsson

Conservation of Small Cetaceans on the agenda in Helsinki

The 8th Meeting of the Parties to the ASCOBANS will take place in Helsinki the 30.8.- 1.9. At the meeting, parties will review the implementation of the agreement over the past four years, and agree upon conservation measures for the next period. The draft resolutions include topics such as bycatch, ocean energy, anthropogenic noise, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and underwater munitions. Read more

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The land of 1,000 lakes and 100 climate solutions

2016-08-12
The world urgently needs climate solutions to implement the much heralded Paris Agreement. Now Finnish experts believe their small northern country can go a long way in providing them.

Minister Tiilikainen: The proposal by the European Commission on implementing the Paris Agreement presents a challenging target for Finland

2016-07-21
Today, the European Commission presented the remaining proposals on implementing the Paris Agreement within the European Union. A proposal on emissions trading related to energy production and industry has already been presented.
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What is the Society’s Commitment to Sustainability?

Watch the video and learn about the Finnish model to implement sustainable development on the ground - the Society's Commitment to Sustainability - and the commitments different actors have made to secure a good life now and for the future generations.

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