Most popular petitions in Finland in 2012

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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 65747 62685
2012 19368 18895

Women’s Studies at Åbo Akademi University in Finland under threat

Universities in Finland, as elsewhere, are under considerable financial pressure. Åbo Akademi University, the only Swedish speaking university, in bilingual Finland is planning to let the women’s studies unit take the hit regarding the cuts of the whole Department of Social Sciences, that consists of six disciplines. The reason given for concentrating the cuts on women’s studies is that the two fixed-term budget-financed positions, which first come to an end at the Department, happen to both be

Created: 2012-11-11

Time period All countries Finland
All time 1573 924
2012 1565 923

Vetoomus suomalaisen rakennuskulttuuriperinnön puolesta

Uutiset Seinäjoen ammattikorkeakoulun rakennuskonservoinnin koulutusohjelman lakkauttamisesta ovat huolestuttavia. Seinäjoen ammattikorkeakoulusta on valmistunut ammattilaisia rakennuskonservoinnin kentälle 1990-luvun puolivälistä lähtien. Tuolloin myös museovirastolla oli tarve rakennuskonservoinnin linjan perustamiselle ja tämä tarve on edelleen olemassa. Koulutusohjelman lakkauttamisella on laaja-alaisia vaikutuksia suomalaisen kulttuuriperinnön vaalimiselle erityisesti tulevaisuutta silmällä

Created: 2012-07-03

Time period All countries Finland
All time 685 601
2012 684 600

Petition against uranium mining in Kuusamo, Finland

No uranium mining in Kuusamo! There are plans to build several uranium-gold-mines in Kuusamo, southeast of Finnish Lapland. Uranium mining causes radioactive contamination of air, water and soil. The rivers, which have flown thousands of years with potable water, are in danger of getting poisoned by radioactive mining waste. We all, the undersigned, do not and will not agree to any kind of mining or building that directly or indirectly are involved in uranium production within and in the surroun

Created: 2011-09-06

Time period All countries Finland
All time 1306 510
2012 658 256

Pelasta Vartiosaari! - Save Vartiosaari!

Kaavoituksen uhkaama Vartiosaari säilytettävä luontokeitaana Save Vartiosaari from threat by Helsinki City planners – details in English below   Itä-Helsingin sisäsaaristossa sijaitseva Vartiosaari on luonnoltaan ja kulttuurimiljööltään ainutlaatuinen, monipuolinen ja erinomaisesti säilynyt. Saari tarjoaa mahdollisuuden saaristoluonnosta ja hiljaisuudesta nauttimiseen keskellä pääkaupunkia, mikä on maailmanlaajuisestikin poikkeuksellista. Saaren tulevaisuutta ei silti ole turvattu, vaan sen koht

Created: 2011-06-30

Time period All countries Finland
All time 2716 2577
2012 83 81

HELP SAVE BUTTERFLY-BOTANIA (Joensuu, Finland)!

Botania, the Botanic Garden of the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus, is the only botanic garden in the interior of Finland and the northernmost tropical butterfly garden in the world, and home for the world famous talking Triton Cockatoo Juuso and her four parrot friends. Thus, Botania is an incomparable unit among Finnish botanical gardens. It is not only an important university level experiment station and an educational target for any school level but also a fascinating

Created: 2011-11-21

Time period All countries Finland
All time 879 183
2012 253 57

Nei til utbygging av Nedre Otta! - No to damming the Otta river!

I hereby oppose the plans of damming one of the last major rivers of Norway, making it the biggest norwegian hydro electrical project in modern times. Jeg sier herved nei til utbyggingsplanene for en av Norges største elver, det største vannkraftprosjektet i norsk, moderne tid. To oppose the damming of the Otta river is not just a local issue: It is an international claim. Å gå i mot en utbygging er ikke bare et lokalt initiativ: Det er et internasjonalt krav. This petition is meant to remind t

Created: 2012-11-16

Time period All countries Finland
All time 1455 42
2012 1052 39

SHINee to FINLAND

Write your name on this list and help to get SHINee to finland !! ♥ Tell your friends, share on your facebook wall, on twitter, anywhere you can possibly think of! ^^ The more people who notices this list, the more chances we have to make this come true! ♥   And don't spam the list. Any sign of spamming and I'll remove it immediately =__= I won't let you disgrace SHINee by doing something like that. ^^

Created: 2012-02-18

Time period All countries Finland
All time 45 44
2012 37 37

Dog Dragged to Death

On Friday April 20, a dog was tied to the back of a car and dragged to death on the Gyeongbuk expressway in Seoul, South Korea. A police investigation is underway to find the person(s) responsible for this malicious crime. Eyewitnesses have provided video footage and the license plate number to Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth (CARE) (www.fromcare.org). CARE has handed this evidence to the Seocho police station, filed an official police report, and is doing everything possible to support t

Created: 2012-04-23

Time period All countries Finland
All time 17346 79
2012 9734 32

Let's save goSupermodel!

Ben jij het ook zat dat je zonder VIP te kopen steeds minder kunt op de goSupermodel community? Onderteken deze petitie dan nu meteen! Are you tired of not being able to do lots of things without VIP on the goSupermodel community? Then sign immediately! Het gaat natuurlijk veel te ver dat gebruikers zonder een VIP abonnement niet eens meer het recht hebben om hun kledingstukken te verkopen! Non-VIP gebruikers worden te sterk benadeeld! goSupermodel is taking it way too far with it's la

Created: 2012-04-11

Time period All countries Finland
All time 350 26
2012 350 26