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Comments from citizens to spur reform of the climate change policy plan – How can we reduce emissions effectively and fairly?

Press release 19.1.2021 Ministry of the Environment
The Ministry of the Environment invites views and opinions on how emissions can be reduced effectively and fairly through an online survey open to all. The survey is open from 19 January to 19 February. The responses will help to prepare a new medium-term climate change policy plan.

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FINMARI and INAR RI both granted a status on the Finland’s national roadmap for research infrastructures

2020-12-11
FINMARI and INAR RI, two key research infrastructures for the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, have been granted a status on the Finland’s national roadmap for research infrastructures.
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MarineFinland.fi - The treasure trove of Finnish marine data

Everything you wanted to know about the Baltic Sea is now in one place. MarineFinland.fi gathers sea data and knowledge from nine Finnish organizations and institutes.

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Good practices for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region
Project identified 21 good practices and recommendations for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals and other pharmaceutical waste and for promoting the rational use of pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region. Read more: Good practices for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region (helda).

 

Environmental impacts need to be taken into account in nutrition recommendations
Increasing the share of vegetables, legumes, and fish in people’s diets helps mitigate climate change, while reducing the loss of biodiversity. Both nutritional and ecological sustainability need to be considered in the Finnish nutrition recommendations. Read more: SYKE Policy Brief Environmental impacts need to be taken into account in nutrition recommendations (issuu).