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Information concerning the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is lacking – more data is needed especially on health effects and impacts on terrestrial environment
Press release | Published: 2022-06-09

Information on the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is still lacking, tells a recent study by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. Pl......

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Research & Development > Sea > Information concerning the environmental impacts and health effects of plastics is lacking – more data is needed especially on health effects and impacts on terrestrial environment
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Dissertation: New approach in the assessment of impact of arsenic-based chemical warfare agents on marine environment
Press release | Published: 2022-04-05

An estimated 50,000 tons of munitions containing chemical warfare agents have been dumped in the Baltic Sea. For her doctoral dissertation, Hanna Niemikoski, a researcher at SYKE studied the accumulat......

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Marine pollution
Content page | Published: 2021-12-31

We focus on hazardous substances in the marine environment, microbial communities in polar seas and sea ice, degradation of bioplastics, and processes related to biogeochemical cycles. Our main exper...

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Dissertation: Micro- and mesoplastics in the northern Baltic Sea: their fate in the seafloor and effects on benthic fauna
Press release | Published: 2021-09-07

In her doctoral dissertation, Pinja Näkki, a researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute, has studied risks that organisms such as bivalves living on the seafloor face from microplastics. As much ......

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Actions to reduce pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region
Press release | Published: 2021-06-21

Since 2017 CWPharma project has worked to gather and produce data on the consumption of pharmaceuticals and their concentrations in the environment, to identify the most problematic compounds and to f......

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Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

Marine litter, particularly plastic pollution, is one of the key threats for world ocean ecosystems. Petrochemical plastics do not readily biodegrade in the marine environment, but also biodegradable...

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The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

The most common infill material used in the constructions of artificial football turfs is styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) granulate. Evaluations from other Nordic countries suggest that artificial tur...

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The Baltic Sea region’s waste management for unused medicines must be improved
Press release | Published: 2020-09-03

CWPharma, a project funded by the EU’s Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme, has evaluated national-level practices for take-back and disposal of unused medicines and other pharmaceutical waste, for b......

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Microplastics are found in all waters, quantities in aquatic organisms and fish vary
Press release | Published: 2020-08-24

Microplastics are found in all water systems and in fish, bivalve molluscs and benthic fauna. Microplastics cause stress to the aquatic organisms and may expose them to harmful substances. These were ......

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Road traffic is a significant source of microplastics
Press release | Published: 2020-03-24

A report compiled by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has produced a clearer picture of litter in the Finnish marine environment. On beaches close to residential areas 90% of the litter visible ......

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Only some biodegradable plastics actually decompose rapidly in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2019-11-14

The Finnish Environment Institute has studied how biodegradable and bio-based materials actually decompose in the Baltic Sea marine environment. A set of tests in the sea revealed that some materials ......

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Are there ghost nets in Finnish waters?
Press release | Published: 2019-05-29

Ghost nets refer to nets and other gear lost by fishermen that fish by themselves in seas and bodies of water. They are harmful to animals and constitute a part of the plastic problem in the seas. The......

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New status report shows that further measures are needed to improve the state of the sea
News | Published: 2018-12-27

The Finnish Environment Institute has published an extensive information package about the status of Finland’s marine environment. The new report about the status of Finland’s marine environment is pu......

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Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations ......

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Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
Press release | Published: 2018-05-15

M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well for microlitter removal, but the environmental burden caused by microlitter could still be reduced......

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International Arctic oil spill response exercise and seminar will be arranged in Oulu 7-8 March
Press release | Published: 2018-03-01

International Arctic oil recovery exercise will be held 7 March at the Bay of Bothnia off the coast of Oulu City in Northern Finland. All interested are welcome to follow the exercise in real time vid......

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SPICE
Project | Published: 2018-01-19

The SPICE general objective is to finalize and refine the HELCOM second holistic assessment of the ecosystem health of the Baltic Sea. The SPICE project will carry out the following themes which are ...

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Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
Project | Published: 2017-12-05

Plastic litter pollution of marine environments is a widely recognized environmental problem. The plastic pollution ultimately stems from extensive and ever-increasing use of plastic materials...

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Organisation
Content page | Published: 2017-09-29

Coordination committee Estonia Deputy Secretary General Harry Liiv ,  Ministry of the Environment Director General Rene Reisner , Water Department, Ministry of the Environmen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Trilateral Gulf of Finland co-operation (Estonia, Russia, Finland) > Organisation
Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem
News | Published: 2015-09-04

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has recently updated information on the state of the Finnish Baltic Sea ecosystem. The publication, Sea Spray 2015 (Meren pärskäys 2015 in Finnish) presents scient......

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