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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...