Lukuaika: 14 min. Waste is currently one of the most pressing environmental concerns in Russia. In recent years country’s poor waste management has triggered several nationwide protests. Pressure from the civil society resulted in new waste reform in 2019. But has it been enough to solve Russia’s waste crisis?
Lukuaika: 6 min. As an assignment for the course Communication & Sustainable Development, Emmi Turkki studies the environmental communication on Viherympäristö magazine.
Lukuaika: 6 min. Economic growth is measured with the help of a large variety of indicators, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the most well-known and common one. But what are the alternative indicators, when not only economy but environmental values are also taken into account?
Lukuaika: 7 min. The question of danger in the US-Mexican border has become a polarized shouting match in the US politics. But who is in danger? In his article, Henrik Dorf Nielsen discusses the diverse perception of danger in the Arizona borderlands and who are those under greatest threat.
Lukuaika: 8 min. Since the construction of a railway between Rovaniemi and Kirkenes was put on the political agenda in 2017, Sámi have articulated that the Arctic Railway would undermine capabilities essential to the functioning and flourishing of the Sámi community. In her text based on the master’s thesis, Anna Ott articulates for the environmental injustices the planning of Artic Railway may cause.
Lukuaika: 6 min. The cross-border commuting of Finnish nurses to Norway indicates a change in the labor market and labor market citizenship. Commuting nurses can be seen as active decision-makers.
Lukuaika: 7 min. Who is considered when cities are designed? This article addresses urban planning from an intersectional perspective, which allows planners to understand that experiences of space and mobility are different depending on individuals’ identities or intersections of identities. Intersectionality will help us design better cities for everyone, even those living at the margins.
Lukuaika: 11 min. Karoliina Isoaho’s lectio praecursoria presents the main findings of her dissertation and offers advice for policy and practice.
Lukuaika: 13 min. This review looks at how the popularity of vegetarian diets in Finland has changed between 1997 and 2018. According to surveys, the number of vegetarians decreased in the early 2000s, but started to grow again after 2014.