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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...

Investigation: new biofuel law puts palm oil products in your tank...

When politicians decided in February to hike the share of biofuels on Finnish roads, they pumped a controversial ingredient into cars: a palm oil-based...

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...