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Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate

2018-12-18
The threat status of habitat types in Finland was evaluated for the second time. Almost half (48%) of the nearly 400 habitat types across the country were assessed to be threatened. In southern Finland, the proportion of threatened habitats is clearly higher (59%) than in northern Finland (32%). The status of habitat types has not improved during the past decade; instead, the trend among many habitat types is assessed to be declining. However, it is possible to improve the status of habitats.
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Recent Arctic erosion and loss of permafrost along the Alaskan coast. Photo from USGS

Arctic climate change has global scale impacts, say the climate specialists

2018-12-13
The Arctic is changing rapidly as a result of global climate change. “Over the past five years, warm Arctic temperatures and large sea-ice deficits show contemporary climate states outside of previous experience. We have already lost 75% of the sea ice volume in the Arctic since 1979”, says one of the authors of a new research paper, Research Professor Martin Forsius from the Finnish Environment Institute.
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Published 2014-12-05 at 14:57, updated 2017-02-22 at 14:58