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Finland published a new strategy for building a water-secure world 2018-08-22
The Finnish Water Way is Finland’s new strategy for building a water-secure world.
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The world needs a global deal on chemicals say ministers and vice-ministers from eight countries 2018-07-12
Chemicals are everywhere in our daily lives. Since 1950, more than 140 000 new chemicals and pesticides have been synthesized. Chemical substances have contributed greatly to our prosperity. However, many of them are not without risk. The sound management of chemicals and waste needs to be recognised as an essential part of sustainable development.
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Futures review of the Ministry of the Environment and Strategy 2030 published 2018-06-04
The Ministry of the Environment has prepared a futures review and renewed its strategy to respond to changes in Finland and in the global environment, including climate change, urbanisation and sustainable use of natural resources.
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Kotka National Urban Park is Finland’s best landscape project 2018 2018-10-18
The Kotka National Urban Park was today presented with the award for Finland's best landscape project 2018. The urban park is a magnificent combination of parks, waterways and the finest architectural monuments in Kotka.
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Reduce and Refuse, Recycle and Replace – Plastics Roadmap for Finland 2018-10-16
The Plastics Roadmap for Finland, prepared by a cooperation group appointed for this purpose, has been submitted to Minister Tiilikainen. The roadmap is the first step towards a new, sustainable plastic economy. Of the more than 100 proposals made, the roadmap now presents a set of key actions to find solutions to challenges caused by plastics.
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Arctic Council meeting of environment ministers ends with talks about future cooperation 2018-10-12
The Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting held in Rovaniemi 11-12 October ended with discussions about cooperation in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution in the Arctic region.
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