Nutrient management beyond borders?

By Marjukka Porvari, John Nurminen Foundation Nutrient discharges to the Baltic Sea have reduced significantly over the past 20 years. Especially in the Gulf of Finland, the positive effect of 60-70% reduction of phosphorus discharges to the sea area in just 10 years...

How about bream for dinner today?

by Antti Iho, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) and Miina Mäki, John Nurminen Foundation In the past decades, all countries surrounding the Baltic Sea have managed to significantly curb the nutrient loads that cause eutrophication in the Baltic Sea,...

Success in Pilot Gypsum bodes well for the future

By Eliisa Punttila and Samuli Puroila, University of Helsinki Last autumn a large-scale pilot took place in southwestern Finland testing a promising water protection method: gypsum application of agricultural fields. The impacts are now being monitored and initial...

NutriTrade in a nutshell

By Anna Saarentaus, John Nurminen Foundation The objective of project NutriTrade is to implement cost-effective measures for nutrient load reduction and to showcase how new thinking and flexible policy design enable reduction of nutrient discharges at minimum cost....

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