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29.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

E-forest notifications have been registered 2,243 times

Created by the Ministry of the Environment, the option to digitally register the forest notification in a simplified manner, which provides the planned action with quick feedback, has been already used 2,243 times.
19.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Approximately 6 million euros were invested in the preservation and protection of nature in 2014

In order to preserve and protect the unique nature of Estonia, a total of 6.05 million euros were invested in the conservation areas within a year. To make being in nature even more attractive, various hiking and study trails were maintained in a total extent of 533 km in 2014.
18.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Government invests further 4.1 million of Euro support in the reconstruction of the tram lines

In order to cover the rise in prices of the reconstruction works of tram lines in Tallinn, the Ministry of the Environment invests further 4.1 million euros at the expense of funds released from the previous funding period of the European Union Cohesion Fund.
17.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Oil shale development plan aims at ensuring sustainable use of oil shale

The Ministry of the Environment sent a draft on the National Development Plan for the Utilisation of Oil Shale to the Ministries to be approved; the purpose of the plan is to increase the efficiency of the use of the mineral important to Estonia, guide the research and development activities rela
Tänavused noore looduskaitsjamärgi laureaadid.
15.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

The Ministry of the Environment thanked 23 young nature conservationists

Today, Mati Raidma, Minister of the Environment, gave badges of honour to 23 young persons, recognising their exemplary activism in the field of nature conservation.   
Jahitunnistus peab alati jahil kaasas olema.
15.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Hunting certificate will be issued as a plastic card

The Ministry of the Environment prepared a draft, which enables to issue the hunting certificate also as a plastic card from now on. The proposal to the Ministry was made by the hunters of Valgamaa.  
10.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Raidma: Economic growth does not have to come at the expense of the environment

Minister of the Environment Mati Raidma, who introduced the developments of Estonia at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in the capital of Peru in Lima, said that in the presence of good will, simultaneous rapid growth and increase in environmental sustainability are possible.
04.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonia will implement a new scheme for emissions trading

The Government today approved the new scheme for greenhouse gas emissions trading, to be introduced alongside the market-based European emissions trading system (ETS).  
Reet Aus (AusDesign) ja Ivar Heinola (WERROWOOL) Prantsusmaal toimunud autasustamisel
02.12.2014|Ministry of the Environment

Estonian companies among the best in Europe

Europe’s most environment-friendly companies were announced in Lyon, France. Estonian companies WERROWOOL and AusDesign, having been recognised by the jury, were among the best of the 150 participating companies. 

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