Greener urban environment through circular economy
Meadows and nutrient recycling increase the diversity of the built environment above and below ground The debate around nutrient recycling in Finland often focuses heavily on the countryside and agricultural recycled fertilizers. However, the nutrients recycled in the growing media also end up back in the built environment. As more and more natural meadows or green roofs are added to cities, biodiversity will also increase.
World Wetlands Day: An introduction to peatland
For this year’s World Wetlands Day, we decided to dedicate our blog to a very particular kind of wetland, peatland. We invited the President, one of the two Vice-Presidents, and Acting Secretary General of the International Peatland Society (IPS); Marko Pomerants, Jack Rieley and Susann Warnecke respectfully, to give us an introduction to peatland.