Cover of the featured book The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
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Humboldt’s advice

In the first Geography lectures our professor Aartolahti described the way a Geographer observes the world: by taking the globe in her hand. This came very vividly into my mind as I read Andrea Wulf’s marvellous book “The Invention of…
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Mining for renewables

Mining is a complex topic. People don’t want such nuisances nearby but instead somewhere else, preferably somewhere far away. A NIMBY phenomenon which isn't about a backyard only but larger region or a whole country. At the same time, we…
Drainage basins
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Cooperation in drainage basins

The Visual Capitalist just published a great map on the drainage basins of the World's Longest Rivers. Drainage basin for geomorphology, or catchment area for hydrology, means the area where the water flows downstream and finally reaches the…
Die Erde wall map
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Global cooperation across time zones

Exactly a year ago we didn’t go to the office anymore. One thing that pandemic has taught us by now, on an anniversary of the WHO’s declaration of pandemic, is to sit in endless zooms and teams and meets. It has been amazing to see how the…
Cover of the featured book The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
,

Humboldt’s advice

In the first Geography lectures our professor Aartolahti described the way a Geographer observes the world: by taking the globe in her hand. This came very vividly into my mind as I read Andrea Wulf’s marvellous book “The Invention of…
,

Mining for renewables

Mining is a complex topic. People don’t want such nuisances nearby but instead somewhere else, preferably somewhere far away. A NIMBY phenomenon which isn't about a backyard only but larger region or a whole country. At the same time, we…
Drainage basins
, ,

Cooperation in drainage basins

The Visual Capitalist just published a great map on the drainage basins of the World's Longest Rivers. Drainage basin for geomorphology, or catchment area for hydrology, means the area where the water flows downstream and finally reaches the…
Die Erde wall map
,

Global cooperation across time zones

Exactly a year ago we didn’t go to the office anymore. One thing that pandemic has taught us by now, on an anniversary of the WHO’s declaration of pandemic, is to sit in endless zooms and teams and meets. It has been amazing to see how the…

VIVI NIEMENMAA

Ph.D, Deputy Director,
Secretary General

I’m a Geographer who’s made a journey across the geographic scales of public governance, from Finnish cities to national level and the EU. Now I’m back in Finland and head the Secretariat of a global network of environmental auditors.

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