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International Landscape Day to be celebrated with a photo contest and scenic walks
Press release | Published: 2019-10-15

International Landscape Day will be celebrated on Sunday 20 October 2019. This year, the aim is to use Landscape Day to draw particular attention to the value of water in the landscape....

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Landscape and Water as Landscape Day themes
Press release | Published: 2019-09-13

Living in the land of a thousand lakes, water plays an important role in the everyday lives of Finns. How is water represented in our everyday landscapes? Is it quietly flowing along in tiny streams a......

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Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Content page | Published: 2018-09-11

Education supports the achievement of all of the goals of sustainable development put forward by the UN. According to the goal of education for sustainable development, all students on a global scale...

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Nature as a solution for immigrant integration in Nordic countries
Press release | Published: 2018-08-20

Immigration to the Nordic region has increased fast during recent decades. Large portion of the newcomers are asylum seekers. These developments promote the need for revisiting and developing new appr......

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A Tribute to Everyday Landscapes
Press release | Published: 2018-08-14

The #arkimaisema photography campaign of the Ministry of the Environment and The Finnish Environment Institute challenges people to take a look at their own everyday landscape with new eyes....

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Global interest in health-promoting effects of nature – international conference in Helsinki in October
News | Published: 2017-08-21

Finnish competence in identifying the health-promoting effects of nature has raised international interest. An indication of this is the international workshop on the relationship between biodiversity......

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New publication out on nature-based integration
News | Published: 2017-06-14

Nordic countries have real potential in becoming forerunners in nature-based integration. Nature-based solutions may have the potential of offering an efficient and cost-effective way for the successf......

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Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
Press release | Published: 2017-06-13

The planning of coastal spatial management enables account to be taken of the effects of land-sea activities on coastal nature and local business activities. The objective of such planning is to exami......

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Finland to become the world's first country to fly a flag for nature – Finnish Nature Day, 26 August 2017, declared an official flag day
Press release | Published: 2016-12-02

In 2017, Finland will become the first country in the world to honour its natural environment with an official flag day. The Ministry of the Interior has ordered that flags should be flown on Finnish ......

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Online survey opened on nature based integration
News | Published: 2016-09-05

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE is collecting experiences and good practices in nature based integration in Nordic countries. One of the key characteristics across all Nordic societies is a lifesty......

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Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Press release | Published: 2015-01-27

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. Accor......

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Ecosystem Services and Human Health - Argumenta Project
Project | Published: 2013-05-28

The project “Ecosystem services and human health” is jointly carried out by the Finnish Forest Research Institute and the Finnish Environment Institute during the years 2013–2014. The aim of this pro...

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National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

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