Finland is taking over the two-year Chairmanship of the Arctic Council at the beginning of May 2017. In celebration of this, we have created a new subcategory, “Arctic”, which gathers together all our relevant Arctic content from recent years.
So, wondering what’s up with Finnish Arctic knowhow?
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The perfect cuppa with the taste of the north
If tea is your, well, cup of tea, you must know the struggle is real. Not all restaurants or even coffee shops know how to brew a good cuppa: green tea is often too bitter, black tea too strong and white tea simply unheard of. And poor quality bagged tea? You must be joking.
Five for Friday: Winter sports technologies
Most people in the Nordics have had their eyes glued to the goings on at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the city of Lahti, held from 22 February to 5 March. This has been a perfect time to show the world what Finland is made of.
Hankook tyres hit the Finnish winter
Premium tyre maker Hankook has, after a construction period of over a year, opened its European test facility for winter tyres in Finland.
A daily dose from Roberts Berrie
These Nordic berries are produced in a preservable way so that their taste and salubriousness can be luxuriated anywhere in the world, all year round.
Finland the place to be in February
Business Insider has listed its recommendations of where to travel to during the year. Finnish Lapland is its February pick.
Finland breaks new ground with eco-friendly icebreaker
With 1 100 kilometres of coastline and winter temperatures which can plummet below -30, it is not surprising Finland is known for its icebreaker expertise. This knowhow is now showcased in Polaris, the world’s most environmentally friendly icebreaker.
A taste of the Arctic
For superfood startups Love Arctic and Arctic Warriors, the clean Arctic nature is an overflowing source of inspiration – and pure ingredients.
Finland developed world’s first LNG-powered icebreaker
Finland presented Polaris, the most environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker ever built.
Finnish technology used in surveying Arctic seas
Meritaito, a Finnish company specialising in sustainable use of water areas, has won the contract for a hydrographic surveying project put out for tender by Norwegian Hydrographic Service, a division of the Norwegian Mapping Authority.
Finland paves the way for robotic vehicles
The perfect test environment for Amazon’s delivery drones and Google’s self-driving cars may soon be found in Finland. Especially when challenging Arctic conditions enter the picture.