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Stop Talvivaara/Terrafame mining disaster

For the rivers and lakes - Stop TalvivaaraFinland is a land of tens of thousands of lakes and rivers.The Talvivaara polymetallic and uranium mine in Sotkamo was granted a license to mine nickel in 2006. Talvivaara has since proven itself to be a hazard for water systems on both sides of the watershed.Talvivaara mine has exceeded both estimated and permitted levels of emissions by multiple amounts.Severe damage has been caused to precious wilderness lakes and rivers as far as over one hundred kil

Created: 2012-03-29

Time period All countries Finland
All time 65746 62684
All time 65745 62684

Student Financial Aid 2015

We the people who have signed this adress wish to make it clear that we oppose the decision by parliament to limit the student financial aid to only one degree.   This week the parliament is about to accept the new stricter student Financial aid (FA) distribution rules.I see many problems with this, and I would like to share a few with you: What this actually means is that a student may only get FA for their first degree, but not for any other degree of the same level afterwards. For example: If

Created: 2015-03-10

Time period All countries Finland
All time 11225 10970
All time 11225 10970

Let's save Konepajan Bruno!

Sign the address and help Konepajan Bruno to stay in it’s current form as a urban culture oasis instead of being turned into a hardware store! Architect Bruno Granholm’s late 19th century designed Konepajan Bruno was relaunched a year ago for fleamarket and event purposes. A group of producers joined the fold this summer, who helped to liven up Bruno’s summer weekends with food, drinks, bands, clubs, workshops, free yoga, art and other inclusive action. The concept has been received with great e

Created: 2016-07-19

Time period All countries Finland
All time 9023 8891
All time 9023 8891

The City of Oulu must abandon the project of building a new campus into its center

The University of Oulu, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finnish Environment Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd., as well as more than 200 companies in Linnanmaa area, together form one of Europe's largest science and innovation campuses. They occupy 300,000 square meters of space, have 20,000 students and 12,000 employees. In its meeting on 28 April 2020, the Board of Directors of the University of Oulu made a decision to start p

Created: 2020-06-26

Time period All countries Finland
All time 6384 6348
All time 6385 6348

SAVE SUVILAHTI DIY!

(English text below) Suvilahden skeittiparkki on purku-uhan alla Kalasataman alueen uudistuksessa ja tämä on ehdottomasti estettävä!   Suvilahti DIYn kaltaiset yhteisöllisesti rakennetut vapaat toimintaympäristöt tekevät kaupungista huomattavasti geneeristä ympäristöä kiinnostavamman ja valovoimaisemman. Tämän päivän kovinta valuuttaa ovat yhteisöllisyys, tarinat ja käsityöläisyys ja sitä kautta syntynyt kulttuurillinen arvo - niitä kaikkia Suvilahden skeittiparkissa on huomattavia määriä suhte

Created: 2018-04-12

Time period All countries Finland
All time 7142 5678
All time 7138 5678

Statement against austerity politics

The Finnish government must cancel the proposed budget cuts or resign The current government of Finland intends to make cuts of three billion euros in total in the education sector during its time in power. These cuts are targeted at early childhood education and kindergartens, elementary and vocational schools, universities and universities of applied sciences. The idea behind budget cuts targeting the education sector is to increase economic  competitiveness, as opposed to seeing education as

Created: 2015-11-11

Time period All countries Finland
All time 4084 3998
All time 4084 3998

The University of Oulu Zoological Museum must be saved

Due to the new Finnish law regulating universities in Finland and due to general pressures of cost cutting and savings, universities and their activities struggle under constant change and cutbacks. An unfortunate consequence is the shutdown of the time-honored and respected University of Oulu Zoological Museum; or it is move to the facilities that are not design for this purpose, and that are not good for the general public. The origin of the University of Oulu Zoological Museum goes back to 17

Created: 2016-12-03

Time period All countries Finland
All time 3907 3788
All time 3907 3788

Älä ota mikrosirua. VeriChip ei ole ihmiselle tarkoitettu

Älä ota mikrosirua !!!

Created: 2015-02-22

Time period All countries Finland
All time 3699 3601
All time 3699 3601

Petition against fear in Joensuu

Joensuu is beginning to witness the vigilante-style street patrols of so-called ‘White Finland’, which are connected to Finnish right-wing extremist groups. Joensuu has already experienced a period of open racism that led to violence, fear and a seemingly eternal scar on the city’s reputation. This must not happen again.This petition demonstrates that the residents of Joensuu want a city that is open and respects everyone. Please sign this petition to tell that you do not want our beautiful city

Created: 2016-01-06

Time period All countries Finland
All time 3346 3215
All time 3346 3215

Say NO to environmental devastation that quarry will cause.

We strongly oppose plans for a quarry in Espoo, Finland. Esbogard Ltd. plans to excavaate a huge area, 73 hectares, for granite extraction and landfill. The project schedule spans generataions: it is likely to take more than a hundred years to complete. But the environment will be permanently ruined. The project area directly intersects an important ecological corridor for migratory wildlife. Additionally, it will force us to move from our family farm, where we have raised Icelandic horses for d

Created: 2014-05-29

Time period All countries Finland
All time 3292 3207
All time 3292 3207



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