Tag: Estonia

July 27, 2021
Estonia facing €100,000 per day fines for logging in protected forests

Estonia, like Poland, is facing potential big fines if it does not stop the practice of logging in protected forest areas.

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July 19, 2021
Estonian circuit court lifts injunction on new shale oil plant

Most people have a pretty clear opinion about shale oil extraction, but the Estonian courts seem a little undecided.

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June 28, 2021
Cities that connect society with nature are the new priority

Speakers at a Research and Innovation Day event present proposals for new urban design projects reconnecting with people and nature.

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June 26, 2021
Three Estonian cities make the top ten in EU air quality index

Estonia does well in the new city air quality index from the European Environment Agency, Lithuania and Latvia slightly less so.

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June 23, 2021
Health warnings issued for swimming at three popular Estonian beaches

Terviseamet has issued a caution people bathing at three different beaches due to high levels of water pollution at Pärnu and Tallinn.

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June 18, 2021
World first autonomous hydrogen shuttle launches in Estonia

The world's first autonomous hydrogen powered vehicle to be granted road legal status was publicly launched in Tartu on July 5th.

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June 12, 2021
Estonia becomes the first Baltic State to ban fur farming

Last week, the Riigikogu voted to ban fur farming, making Estonia the first of the Baltic states to do so.

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June 2, 2021
How the Baltics are doing in the Climate Change Performance Index

We all have pre-conceived ideas about which countries are most climate friendly, but there are some suprises in the rankings.

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May 25, 2021
How are the Baltic States doing at improving rail sustainability?

Train travel is already the most sustainable option, but how are the Baltic States are doing at improving it with electrification?

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May 12, 2021
Tallinn has no 'radical' plans to become more car-free

Tallinn's mayor says they can't make radical decisions or take away too much space from cars for cyclists, but maybe they should.

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