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The cover of the report Threatened habitat types in Finland 2018.

Threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: the Baltic Sea

News, November 4, 2020 Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
The threat status of Finnish habitat types was assessed for the second time in 2018. This report was now produced in English for the 48 marine habitat types of the Baltic Sea to facilitate international cooperation, for example HELCOM work. The same material will be integrated into the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Database, where both global and regional Red List assessments will be collected.

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New e-mail address for SYKE: @syke.fi

2020-11-26
SYKE's e-mail address is now @syke.fi. The new address will be SYKE's primary email address. The old @ymparisto.fi addresses will also continue working for a while.
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MarineFinland.fi - The treasure trove of Finnish marine data

Everything you wanted to know about the Baltic Sea is now in one place. MarineFinland.fi gathers sea data and knowledge from nine Finnish organizations and institutes.

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Good practices for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region
Project identified 21 good practices and recommendations for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals and other pharmaceutical waste and for promoting the rational use of pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region. Read more: Good practices for take-back and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region (helda).

 

Environmental impacts need to be taken into account in nutrition recommendations
Increasing the share of vegetables, legumes, and fish in people’s diets helps mitigate climate change, while reducing the loss of biodiversity. Both nutritional and ecological sustainability need to be considered in the Finnish nutrition recommendations. Read more: SYKE Policy Brief Environmental impacts need to be taken into account in nutrition recommendations (issuu).