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Government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki submitted to Parliament

Fish and watersNews

The government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki in 2022 was submitted…

Finland signed commitment to promote sustainable and fair use of water

Fish and watersNews

At the Climate Change Conference today, Finland signed the Glasgow Declaration for Fair Water Footprints.…

“Support from all friends of nature needed” – lake trout in Kuusamo one step closer to freedom

Fish and watersNews

Funding is now being collected to purchase the Myllykoski hydropower plant in Kuusamo. The idea…

Stakeholder event on Oma kala (Own fish) online service

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Natural Resources Institute Finland held a stakeholder event…

Ministers Leppä and Mikkonen: State of the Baltic Sea to be improved through joint action of the environment, agriculture and fisheries sectors

Fish and watersNews

The EU ministers of the environment, agriculture and fisheries met on Monday 28 September to…

Demolition of Louhikoski hydropower plant opens the Saramojoki watercourse to sea trout in Lake Pielinen

Fish and watersNews

The State participates in the project to demolish the Louhikoski hydropower plant in the River…

The EU Biodiversity Strategy sets ambitious targets – the measures must take into account overall sustainability and different circumstances in the Member States

BioeconomyNews

On 20 May 2020, the European Commission published a new Biodiversity Strategy aimed at halting…

Government roadmap to carbon neutral Finland – climate leadership means opportunities for the whole country

BioeconomyNews

At its climate meeting on Monday 3 February, the Finnish Government published a roadmap that…

EU environment and climate ministers: climate crisis and biodiversity loss caused by overconsumption require joint solutions

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EU environment and climate ministers discussed stepping up global climate action in their informal meeting.…

European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 in Helsinki brings together bioeconomy experts from all over Europe

BioeconomyNews

More than 350 bioeconomy experts from all over Europe gather today in Helsinki, Finland, at…

Finland’s programme for its presidency of the Council of the EU is published: “Sustainable Europe – sustainable future”

Wood and forestNews

The priorities for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union are to strengthen…

European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 conference will bring 350 bioeconomy experts to Helsinki

BioeconomyNews

Bioeconomy creates new growth and opportunities. The Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, in cooperation…

Helsinki – the Bioeconomy Scene in July

Wood and forestNews

The seaside city of Helsinki offers food for thought on the sustainable use of natural…

Workshop: The role of communication and education to promote changes in purchasing habits and increasing the acceptance of bio-based products

BioeconomyNews

Venue: Ministry of Education and Culture, Meritullinkatu 1, Helsinki – Finland On Monday 8 July…

CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2019: The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU)

Wood and forestNews

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is responsible for the implementation of open Call…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s strategy for 2030 now complete

BioeconomyNews

The Ministry of Agriculture aims to make responsible bioeconomy and circular economy an integral part…