Minna Pappila
Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher, Jurisprudence (Faculty of Law)

minpap@utu.fi
+358 40 517 1219

Caloniankuja 3
Turku
Calonia





Areas of expertise
Environmental law; Finland; Russia; EU; regulatory studies; forest regulation; biodiversity; participatory rights; corporate social responsibility

Biography

Minna Pappila is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turku, currently working on the research project ‘Protecting Biodiversity by Operationalizing the No Net Loss Principle in Environmental Regulation’, funded by the Academy of Finland (grant number 298056). Before this, she worked at the Finnish-Russian research project ‘Oil production networks in the Russian Arctic – societal impacts and potential for partnership’ (University of Lapland). She has graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Turku (LL.M.) and in 2011 she defended her Ph.D. thesis on Finnish and Russian forest regulation. After working in the Ministry of Environment in 2012, she has been working as a postdoctoral researcher and teaching environmental law at the faculty.

Before this, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher on water regulation issues in TERLA project (Impacts of Terrestial Organic Matter Loading on Lake Food Webs and Human Health - Challenges for Environmental Regulation, 2012-2016) of the University of Eastern Finland. Pappila’s post doc research has also earlier focused on Russian environmental regulation and CSR as a part of the research project Companies Coping with Multiple Regulatory Systems in Russian Resource Extracting Business (University of Eastern Finland).



Research

Pappila’s research interests include EU, Finnish and Russian regulation on the use and protection of natural resources, with a special emphasis on forests, biodiversity protection and public participation. She has also published on non-state environmental regulation, corporate ecological and social responsibility, and the legitimacy of regulation. She has participated in several multidisciplinary research projects on the use and protection of natural resources in Finland and Russia.



Teaching

Pappila has been teaching Finnish, Russian and EU environmental law at the University of Turku, University of Lapland and the University of Eastern Finland. Course include e.g. EU environmental law, climate law, and corporate social responsibility.



Publications

Summer loggings and bird protection: On regulation and derogations (2019)
Review of European, Comparative & International Environmental Law
Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Extractive Industries and Public Participation in Russia: The Case of the Oil Industry in Izhemskii District, Komi Republic (2018)
Yearbook of Polar Law Online
Ekaterina Britcyna, Soili Nystén-Haarala, Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Forestry and no net loss principle. The possibilities and need to implement NNL in forest management in Finland (2018)
Nordisk Miljörättslig Tidskrift
Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

EI NETTOHÄVIKKIÄ – PERIAATE JA KOMPENSAATIOT BIODIVERSITEETIN SUOJELUSSA (2017)
Ympäristöjuridiikka
Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Osallistumisoikeudet osana yritysvastuuta. Tarkastelussa venäläiset öljy-yhtiöt (2017)
Oikeustiede Jurisprudentia
Minna Pappila, Soili Nystén-Haarala
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Participation in Benefit-Sharing Arrangements in the Komi Republic (2017)
Russian Analytical Digest
Minna Pappila, Soili Nysten-Haarala, Ekaterina Britcyna
(
B1 Journal article)

Ojitusilmoitukset ja ympäristövaikutusten ennakointi – tarkastelussa metsätalouden kunnostusojitukset (2016)
Ympäristöjuridiikka
Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The Impact of the Water Framework Directive on Diffuse Pollution Control: the Case of Ditch Network Maintenance in Finnish Forests (2015)
Nordisk Miljörättslig Tidskrift
Pappila Minna, Halonen Lea
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The Interplay of Russian Law, Indigenous People and the Oil and Gas Industry – A Need for Non-Governmental Regulation? (2015)
Yearbook of Polar Law Online
The Yearbook of Polar Law Minna Pappila
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Russian Forest Sector (2013)
Law in Eastern Europe
East European Faces of Law and Society: Values and Practices Anna-Maija Matilainen, Minna Pappila
(
A3 Book chapter)

Forest certification and trust - Different roles in different environments (2013)
Forest Policy and Economics
Pappila M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Reconsidering the Role of Public Participation in the Finnish Forest Planning System (2012)
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
Pappila Minna, Pölönen Ismo
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Metsälain uudistaminen ja polkuriippuvuus (2010)
Ympäristöjuridiikka
Pappila M
(
B1 Journal article)

Metsien käytön paradigmat ja legitimiteetti (2010)
Ympäristöpolitiikan Ja -Oikeuden Vuosikirja
Ympäristöpolitiikan ja -oikeuden vuosikirja IV Pappila M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-24-08 at 02:21