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Climate strike protests bring thousands to Finland’s streets

Thousands of people took part in rallies at more than 20 locations around Finland on Friday to raise awareness of the climate crisis, and...

Kayak activists block giant cruise ship at Hernesaari port

A flotilla of environmental activists in kayaks have blocked the departure of a giant cruise ship from the Port of Helsinki's Hernessari harbour. The Extinction...

Baltic Sea NGOs oppose ‘unscientific’ EU fishing quotas

The Baltic Sea Fisheries Forum BALTFISH is taking a stand against the European Commission's proposals for fishing quotas in the region. Meeting in Helsinki this...

Investigation: Neste biofuel link to orangutan habitat destruction

A damning new report has found widespread destruction of orangutan habitats around palm mills in Indonesia - and four of the worst sites are...

Survey: Finns particularly unwilling to pay more for food, to fight...

Only 1-in-10 people in Finland would be willing to pay more for food products, even if it helped reduce climate emissions. That's the result of...

Soaring white tail numbers lift Finland’s sea eagles out of the...

Finland's population of white tailed sea eagles, once on the brink of extinction, have made a remarkable recovery. New figures from the WWF show that...

Jan Vapaavuori interview: the rebel Mayor and the rise of the...

With its oversized potted plants and stylish furniture, the Helsinki Mayor's office doesn't look much like the headquarters of an insurgent movement. And the urbane...

Report: Finland’s lakes are doing well, but coastal waters deteriorating

Finnish lakes are in good health, but coastal waters are deteriorating. That's the conclusion of a new study carried out by the Ministry of Environment...

Finland investigating Brazil beef ban over Amazon destruction

Finland's Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä (Centre) is urging the European Union to investigate the possibilities of imposing an import ban on beef from Brazil. So...

Finnish politicians demand action on Amazon rainforest fires

Finnish politicians are demanding more action to fight thousands of devastating fires in the Amazon rainforest, and to combat the causes of the fires...