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Finland aims to improve water quality in the Baltic Sea by applying gypsum to fields

The Finnish Ministry of the Environment is enhancing the protection of the Baltic Sea by launching a research project on the gypsum treatment of fields. The object of the project is to promote the use of gypsum to treat fields in the countries around the Baltic Sea in order to reduce nutrient leaching from agriculture and improve the water quality in the sea. Read more

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Finland aims to improve water quality in the Baltic Sea by applying gypsum to fields

2019-09-16
The Finnish Ministry of the Environment is enhancing the protection of the Baltic Sea by launching a research project on the gypsum treatment of fields. The object of the project is to promote the use of gypsum to treat fields in the countries around the Baltic Sea in order to reduce nutrient leaching from agriculture and improve the water quality in the sea.

Negotiations begin on new targets for halting biodiversity loss – revised objectives under preparation for 2030, 2040 and 2050

2019-08-30
Negotiations for a new global biodiversity framework and associated targets began on 27-30 August in Nairobi, Kenya. The framework will include long and short-term measures to promote biodiversity.

Method for assessing the carbon footprint of buildings to be tested by construction projects

2019-08-30
The Ministry of the Environment will start testing the method for assessing the carbon footprint of buildings. By means of the testing period starting in autumn 2019 and ending in summer 2020, it is investigated how well the method prepared by the Ministry of the Environment is applicable to ordinary planning and construction projects.
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