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Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2015-08-14

© Heikki Kotiranta A total of approximately 24,000 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2015, an increase of 19% from the previous year. 75% of the numerical growth was focuse......

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The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests
News | Published: 2015-06-15

UPM, WWF Finland, Finnish Environment Institute and Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland have carried through a joint project to promote the living conditions of the endangered white-backed woodpec......

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SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
Press release | Published: 2015-03-02

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) began its operations 20 years ago in March 1995. In the same year, Finland joined the EU. “By virtue of Finland’s EU membership, SYKE was able to take part in ......

Current > Press releases > SYKE – building a sustainable society for two decades
New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Press release | Published: 2015-01-02

Tree stumps and root systems are a significant but controversial source of bioenergy in Finland due to their environmental impacts. Now Finnish and Norwegian researchers have developed a new method th......

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Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
Project | Published: 2014-12-05

In the TEAQUILA project we will focus on improving the state of aquatic ecosystems by controlling the load of terminal electron acceptors (TEAs), besides decreasing nutrient loading. The analysis of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Fluxes of Terminal Electron Acceptors: Linking Human Disturbance to the Health of Aquatic Systems (TEAQUILA)
Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Project | Published: 2014-08-20

The magnitude of climate change is considered to be dependent on the atmospheric load of the two most important greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and methane (CH 4 ). The terrestrial biospher...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate Change Indicators and Vulnerability of Boreal Zone Applying Innovative Observation and Modeling (EU Life+ MONIMET)
Cormorant population exceeds 20,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2014-08-01

A total of 20,350 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2014, an increase of nine per cent from the previous year. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population of the southern B......

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Nature is conserved for its owns sake – and for all of us
News | Published: 2014-07-18

Along with the pressure to economize on public budgets, also nature conservation faces a need to understand how incentives reward for conservation. The idea of ecosystem service payments is often coup......

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Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

POLICYMIX has analysed economic instruments for biodiversity conservation in a mix of operational conservation policy instruments. To this end, POLICYMIX has developed an integrated evaluation framew...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Assessing the role of economic instruments in policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision (POLICYMIX)
A million bird observations confirm that northern species are rapidly retreating northward
Press release | Published: 2014-04-23

Bird populations in Finland have shifted northward by an average of 45 km between the 1970s and the 2010s due, in particular, to climate change....

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > A million bird observations confirm that northern species are rapidly retreating northward
Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Project | Published: 2014-04-02

Intellectual models and sustainable nature use know-how will be implemented within the project in pilot areas of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF). Also, innovative approaches to promote the effic...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Events
Content page | Published: 2016-06-03

SYKE organizes seminars and conferences on different environmental topics.  Most of the Finnish Environment Institute's (SYKE) seminars you can find in: Training and sem...

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Nordic nature - trends towards 2010
Project | Published: 2013-12-12

"Nordic Nature – trends towards 2010" was a Nordic communication project on biological diversity financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers . The project published fact sheets on the stat...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nordic nature - trends towards 2010
New recommendations promote nature conservation in Barents Region
Press release | Published: 2013-12-11

Coordinated by the Finnish Environment Institute, the Barents Protected Area Network (BPAN) project involved an analysis of the current status of and gaps in the network of protected areas in the Bare......

Current > Press releases > New recommendations promote nature conservation in Barents Region
Operationalisation of Natural capital and Ecosystem Services: From concepts to real-world applications (OpenNESS)
Project | Published: 2013-11-20

OpenNESS aims to translate the concepts of Natural Capital (NC) and Ecosystem Services (ES) into operational frameworks that provide tested, practical and tailored solutions for integrating ES into ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Operationalisation of Natural capital and Ecosystem Services: From concepts to real-world applications (OpenNESS)
Knowledge, communication and targeting of biodiversity conservation
Project | Published: 2013-11-19

Short link to this page: www.syke.fi/projects/BDtargeting This interdisciplinary research project addresses the targeting challenge in allocating the efforts to conserve biodiversity. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Knowledge, communication and targeting of biodiversity conservation
Barnacle goose population continues to grow – autumn population tripled in the eastern Gulf of Finland
Press release | Published: 2013-10-08

The barnacle goose population in Finland increased by eight per cent year-on-year. The highest growth was observed in the eastern Gulf of Finland, whereas population growth seems to have stopped in th......

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Ecosystem Services and Human Health - Argumenta Project
Project | Published: 2013-05-28

The project “Ecosystem services and human health” is jointly carried out by the Finnish Forest Research Institute and the Finnish Environment Institute during the years 2013–2014. The aim of this pro...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Ecosystem Services and Human Health - Argumenta Project
Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Project | Published: 2013-10-08

Project description Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environment...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Compiled information on the most valuable nature areas in northwest Russia
Press release | Published: 2013-09-11

The majority of the boreal forest zone's primeval forest and natural mires are located in Russia. As a result of extensive cooperation between Finland and Russia, the most valuable nature areas in nor......

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