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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...

Waves, wind and warm weather help break up Baltic Sea fuel...

A fuel spill off the coast of Helsinki is breaking up, as favourable weather conditions help rescue crews with their work. The spill was discovered...

Temperature record is forecast to fall

The hottest temperature ever recorded at Finland's oldest weather station is forecast to fall today. The instruments at Kaisaniemi have been faithfully recording weather conditions...

63,000 call for more government action on EU climate agenda

More than 63,000 people have signed a petition calling on the government to use Finland's EU Presidency to do more to fight climate change. After...

Fewer Finns willing to compromise their lifestyle to save environment

The majority of Finns are still willing to change their way of life to protect the environment - but fewer say they'll do it...

Supermarket chain encourages Finns to eat more domestic fish

One of Finland's biggest supermarket chains S-Group is launching a new campaign aimed at getting shoppers to eat more locally caught fish. The supermarkets are...

Finland’s Arctic Council spotlight undermined by America and Russia

Politicians from eight Arctic nations and representatives from regional indigenous groups are meeting in Rovaniemi this week at the two-day Arctic Council Ministerial. The meeting...

New wave of scooters tests sustainability and durability on Helsinki’s streets

Visitors to the Finnish capital in recent months will have noticed the influx of scooters, with riders zipping around the city's streets on green...