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Thousands march demanding more climate change action

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Helsinki this weekend, to draw attention to climate change issues just one week before the general...

Finns guzzle the planet four months ahead of schedule

Finns are using up their share of the world's resources faster than most other countries. Every year the WWF calculates 'Earth Overshoot Day', when the...

Supermarket chain expands bottle refund scheme

One of the country’s biggest supermarket chains S Group is expanding the pantti scheme to its own-brand juice bottles, meaning plastic bottles will get a small...

Lights out tonight as Finland marks Earth Hour

The lights go out at 20:30 this evening in locations across the country, as the World Wildlife Fund WWF organises the annual Earth Hour...

Police suspect environmental crime after brook contamination

Police say they're investigating a possible environmental crime, after an oil leak at a prize-winning brook in Helsinki. Since Sunday, Helsinki City Rescue Department have...

WATCH: “I’m afraid for the future” – thousands of students demand...

An estimated three thousand people marched through the streets of Helsinki today, most of them school students who took the day off classes to...

Scientists support student school strike over climate change

More than 1200 members of Finnish the scientific community have pledged their support to the student strike movement aiming to raise awareness of climate...

New nuclear plant gets government green light for operations

The government has issued an operating license to Teollisuuden Voima TVO to run the new Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power unit near Rauma on Finland's west...

Eight arrests as protesters climb Parliament columns

Police have arrested eight people after protesters climbed the columns in front of Parliament in Helsinki. An estimated 250 people marched from the Central Railway...

Urban brook comes back to life with a prize

Volunteers who spent 15 years bringing an urban brook back to life, have won an environmental prize after attracting endangered species to the waters. Dozens...