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Thousands attend Helsinki climate change rally as Timo Soini lands in...

Thousands of people took to the streets of Helsinki this weekend, marching to raise awareness of the dangers that climate change poses to the...

“If we lose the Arctic, we lose the globe” – Finnish...

President Niinistö says there is "still a chance to save the Arctic, and to save the globe. But there is no time to waste". He...

Flow: Paving the Way for Carbon Neutral Festivals

Helsinki's Flow Festival is known for its alternative approach to organising a music festival. Not only does Flow promote lesser-known artists, it is also setting...

WEEKEND: The Lahti Musicians Playing A Different Tune For Climate Change

Musicians in Lahti are blowing a lot of hot air, and thinking about its environmental impact. The Lahti Symphony Orchestra aims to be Finland's first...

Pirita Näkkäläjärvi Column: Three Reasons To Be Critical About The Planned...

The Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications wants to build an Arctic railway line through the indigenous Sámi heartland in Northern Finland. The Ministry recently...

Climate Change Hits The Slopes

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn this month, politicians, scientists and experts are discussing the impact of rising global temperatures - among a...

Paving Paradise: Nature Lovers Battle Espoo Building Plans

Environmental groups, some politicians, and local nature enthusiasts are uniting in a bid to stop a pair of controversial building developments in Espoo, which...

Dead Sea: Baltic Cleanup Efforts Pay Off Slowly

Ongoing efforts to clean up the Baltic Sea are at last having some tangible success, according to scientists studying the so-called 'dead zones' in...

New Smoke Warnings for Turku Residents

The fire department in Turku has issued a warning to residents up to five kilometres from a landfill fire, to stay inside due to...