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BioeconomyNews

Are you between 18 and 35 years old and have experience or strong interest in…

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…

Bioeconomy Strategy 2022–2035 – Sustainably towards higher value added

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Finland’s new Bioeconomy Strategy has been completed. The strategy aims to double the value added…

Climate Policy Roundtable: Climate plan for land use sector must take into account many dimensions of just transition

Editors' ChoiceNews

On Tuesday 22 March, the Climate Policy Roundtable discussed the climate plan for the land…

IPCC report: Climate change has serious impacts on people and nature – impacts unevenly distributed

Editors' ChoiceNews

According to the report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published on 28 February…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry provides EUR 7.3 million in funding for 19 new Catch the Carbon development projects – package of more than 100 projects promotes climate work in land use sector

BioeconomyNews

The new Catch the Carbon projects will develop and pilot regional and local climate work,…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry provides EUR five million in funding for research and innovation projects that promote climate change resilience in agriculture, forestry and other types of land use

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry funds five new research and innovation projects from the…

Letter to the Commission: Finland and nine other EU Member States express their concern over the proposed revisions to the bioenergy sustainability criteria

EnergyNews

Just before the informal meeting of energy ministers in Amiens, France, on 21–22 January, Finland…

Renewable energy use exceeds use of fossil energy, and biogas included in the distribution obligation

EnergyNews

In 2020, the use of renewable energy in total energy consumption surpassed the use of…

Sector report: The bakery sector keeps in touch with times and invests in the future

FoodNews

While the turnover of the diverse bakery industry increased in 2020, competition continues to be…

Sector report: Strong trends support growth of the natural products sector

Ecosystem servicesNews

The demand for natural products is expected to grow globally. Natural raw materials are expected…

Minister Lintilä: Decarbonisation is Finland’s strategy for industrial growth

EnergyNews

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä proposes that Finland and Sweden prepare a joint industrial…

Minister of Economic Affairs Lintilä to visit the United States to discuss energy and bioeconomy

BioeconomyNews

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will visit the United States on 15–16 November. This…

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.…

Forest ministers from Finland and five other EU countries publish a joint statement on promoting forest cooperation

Wood and forestNews

On 5 October 2021, forest ministers from five highly- forested EU countries – Finland, Sweden,…

“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…