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Like moths to a flame: Warming climate lures new species to Finland

YLE News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Paradoxically, climate change is boosting biodiversity among moths in Finland, as myriad new species are pushing northward as conditions become milder.
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Postal service isn't a particularly lucrative business. That's why Finland's is going to mow lawns too.

Vox - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Similarly, the United States Postal Service has continually reported billion-dollar losses. And while many services around the world are turning to new cost-saving and revenue-producing ideas (Finland has previously piloted drone postal delivery and ...

Finland finds global warming's upside - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Although Finland doesn't have an Arctic Ocean coastline, it does have a lot of experience in building icebreakers - about 60 percent of today's global fleet was designed and built in Finland. And the industry is expecting sales to ramp up in the ...

Why Finland's Mail Carriers Are Mowing People's Lawns

The Atlantic - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
For Finland, one new strategy involves delivering something other than mail. Starting next month, Posti, the country's postal service, will start mowing their customers' lawns.
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The Role of Sweden and Finland in NATO's Defense of the Baltic States - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It would be extremely difficult, but not impossible, for NATO to respond to an incident in the Baltic region without the acquiescence of non-NATO Finland and Sweden. Russia knows this—and exploits this weakness to its advantage. The U.S. must plan for ...
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NHL Draft Lottery Profiles: Patrik Laine (LW, Tappara Tampere, Finland)

Stanley Cup of Chowder - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Jesse Puljujärvi's friend and rival, Finnish champion, Finland's other great hope and scoring sensation, Patrik Laine is the second of the two Finns in the top three ranked players for lottery-winning teams to consider.

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee commends Finland for active military cooperation with NATO

NATO HQ (press release) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
During his two-day visit to Finland, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel met with the President of Finland, Mr Sauli Niinistö, Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Timo Soini, Finnish Minister of Defence, Dr. Jussi ...

Finland's social climbers: How they're fighting inequality with education, and winning

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Her father, who speaks Kurdish, is a taxi driver; her mother, who speaks Arabic and English at home but only recently mastered Finland's difficult language, has a support job at a school. It's not much income to raise a family of four in an expensive ...
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Finnish parliament discusses 'reviving economy' by ditching euro

RT - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
While the debate is unlikely to see Finland depart the single currency, it does show a general displeasure at the state of the country's economy.

Tom Of Finland's House is Even Sexier Than You Can Imagine

Queerty - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
There's a new book out featuring photos of the home of Touko Laaksonen, better known as fetish artist Tom of Finland. Tom/Touko lived in LA for part of his life, and after he died, the home went to his friends and collaborators.

Inside Europe: Why posties in Finland are diversifying

Deutsche Welle - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
In Finland, social media has been partly responsible for a dramatic decline in the numbers of letters being sent in the country's postal system.

BRIEF-Citycon sells non-core portfolio in Finland, adjusts profit outlook

Reuters - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
April 29 Citycon Oyj : * Divests non-core portfolio in Finland for 74 million euros ($84.19 million) and makes adjustment to outlook for direct operating profit.

Underground wastewater treatment plant in Finland to be designed by Pöyry

WaterWorld - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
HELSINKI, Finland - Helsinki Region Environmental Services (HSY) has awarded consultancy Pöyry detailed engineering assignments for the Blominmäki wastewater treatment plant to be built in Espoo, Finland. The assignments include the structural and ...

Finland To Strengthen Training Mission in Iraq - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
HELSINKI - Finland is on course to increase the number of specialized troops involved in crisis management operations in Iraq.
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(Video) 2016 U18 World Championship: Puljujarvi hat trick powers Finland to gold medal win

Hockey's Future - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It was just three short months ago that Finland celebrated a home-ice, gold medal win at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.

The incredible reason Finland has the best schools in the world

Techly - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In Finland, students are in day-care until the age of seven - learning through songs, games and conversation, rather than going to school and hitting the books.

Bone left in garage turns out to be Finland's oldest: 5-19 million years old

YLE News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A lump of stone found more than 50 years ago in south-western Finland has been identified as part of a bone from an elephant-like animal that lived at least five million years old.

Sponda wins gold in Finland's Nordic Startup Awards

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Sponda's Mothership of Work (MOW) won the gold medal in Finland's Nordic Startup Awards in the Best Office Space category.

Finland explores opportunities abound in Nigeria

Vanguard - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Some Finnish technology companies are increasingly setting eyes on West Africa, with special focus on Nigeria, following Nigeria-Finland progressive trade partnership in key areas of both countries economy. Having been noted as a key driver in ...