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‘We’re basically starting from zero’: Restoring Finland’s river ecosystems
Teams of rewilders are facing a huge task to encourage the return of wildlife after decades of damage by the forestry industry

Sophie Yeo

22, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Finland, Sweden and Norway to cull wolf population
Conservation groups appeal to EU to take action against slaughter they allege flouts rules

Patrick Barkham

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Finland is the world’s happiest nation – and I want to keep it that way, says prime minister
In a rare interview with foreign media, Sanna Marin says she is determined to defend human rights, despite asylum policy challenges

Alexandra Topping

05, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Carbon-cutting app aims to help Londoners ease into net zero future
Councils are planning to deploy version of Finnish online tool that helps people monitor carbon footprint

Alexandra Topping in Helsinki

03, Dec, 2021 @1:33 PM

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‘It still gives me nightmares’: the firefighters on the frontline as the world burns
As global heating sees a surge in wildfires, we hear from those tackling the blazes, who face injury, death and trauma, often without proper equipment or support

Sarah Johnson

24, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Butterflies released in Finland contained parasitic wasps – with more wasps inside
Introduction of Glanville fritillary leads to emergence of three new species on to Baltic Sea island

Patrick Barkham

14, Sep, 2021 @10:46 AM

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Mayor suggests Helsinki declare itself an English-language city
Juhana Vartiainen says too many highly skilled foreigners shun Finnish capital because of difficult language

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

02, Sep, 2021 @11:09 AM

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1,000-year-old remains in Finland may be non-binary iron age leader
DNA suggests body buried in feminine attire with swords had Klinefelter syndrome, researchers say

Jon Henley

09, Aug, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Firm seeks funding for ‘performance sneakers’ made from coffee waste
Finnish firm Rens says shoes made from used grounds and recycled plastic will be climate neutral

Kevin Rawlinson

03, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Compartment No 6 review – meet-uncute train romance is a Finnish Before Sunrise
An archaeology student is on her way to Russia’s remote north-west when she has to share a compartment with a shaven-headed drunk

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jul, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Tove review – impassioned portrayal of Moomins creator lights up biopic
The story of Tove Jansson’s artistic struggles and daring bisexual affairs in 1940s Finland is energised by a shining central performance from Alma Pöysti

Cath Clarke

08, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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More than half of Europe’s cities still plagued by dirty air, report finds
Data shows only 127 of 323 cities had acceptable PM 2.5 levels despite drop in emissions during lockdowns

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

16, Jun, 2021 @10:00 PM

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