Despite progress during Finland’s Arctic Council term, the world still faces a “time of great urgency”
We take a look at the legacy of Finland’s time as chair of the Arctic Council, whose importance is more profound than ever as the Arctic region’s global significance grows and becomes more widely known.
Finnish Arctic weather expertise takes trip to Pacific tropics
We talk with a Samoan and a Finn about a four-year cooperative effort between the Finnish Meteorological Institute and 14 Pacific island nations to improve critical weather forecasting and warning capabilities.
Finnish arts education inspires action all over the Arctic
Inspiring children to be aware of climate change and its perils is a key aim of Green Actions, a Finnish project that involves schools and universities across the countries that make up the Arctic region.
Although climate change, as noted by the Finnish Meteorological Institute, is evident in Finnish winter temperatures, ice in the Baltic Sea remains an annual obstacle for sea traffic. A fleet of icebreakers clears the shipping lanes (slideshow).