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More improvements needed in Finland’s recycling efforts

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE says improvements and more efforts are needed to improve the country's track record when it comes to recycling. In a...

The next generation demands more government action on climate change

Finnish parents, concerned about climate change, are joining with their children to highlight environmental issues. It's part of a movement growing across Europe that...

Helsinki Council votes to cut meat and dairy use by 50%...

Helsinki City Council voted on Wednesday evening to cut the use of meat and dairy products in half, over the next six years. The motion...

Finland cools on Arctic Railway project

A new report from the Ministry of Transport and Communications concludes that plans for a railway linking the Arctic Sea to the south of...

Nordic PMs set for Helsinki climate change mini-summit

Prime Ministers from the five Nordic countries will meet in Helsinki on Friday to discuss ways to strengthen joint action on climate change. The mini-summit...

Finnish shoppers are getting the message on plastic

Finlands two biggest supermarket chains say that shoppers are getting the message about using fewer plastic bags, and bringing their own or buying alternatives...

President’s call to save the Arctic at UN climate summit

President Sauli Niinistö has again spoken out about the need to protect the Arctic, which is warming at twice the pace than the planet, on...

NBA star Lauri Markkanen stops eating red meat to slow climate...

Finnish NBA star Lauri Markkanen says he'll stop eating red meat. It's part of a campaign called #DontChoke where the Chicago Bulls player has teamed up...

New focus on the environment for Independence Day celebrations

President Sauli Niinistö and first lady Jenni Haukio have announced their plans to host an environmentally friendly Independence Day celebration on 6th December. The invitations have already...

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...