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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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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Barnacle goose population continues to grow – autumn population tripled in the eastern Gulf of Finland
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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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Compiled information on the most valuable nature areas in northwest Russia
Slight increase in the cormorant population
Press release | Published: 2013-07-31

A total of 18,580 cormorant nests were counted in the Finnish sea areas during summer 2013, eight per cent more than the year before. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population in the Bot......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Slight increase in the cormorant population
National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Identification guide of Finnish Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

There are 12 species of harvestmen (Opiliones) and 16 species of pseudoscorpions (Pseudoscorpiones) currently known to occur in Finland. Both species groups are beasts that prey mainly on small...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Identification guide of Finnish Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones
Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

Project description "Ecosystems generate a range of goods and services important for human well-being, collectively called ecosystem services. It has proven difficult to move from general pr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Content page | Published: 2013-06-04

VACCIA project’s synthesis report Bergström I. et al. (eds.) 2011. Ekosysteemipalvelut ja elinkeinot - haavoittuvuus ja sopeutuminen muuttuvaan ilmastoon. VACCIA-hankkeen yhteenveto...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Vulnerability Assessment of ecosystem services for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (VACCIA) > Reports and Publications of the VACCIA project
Towards reliable extinction threat evaluation of the poorly known wood-inhabiting fungi
Project | Published: 2013-05-31

Research on the ecology and conservation biology of wood-inhabiting fungi has lately been active in northern Europe. Majority of the research has been focusing on a single species group, polypores, w...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards reliable extinction threat evaluation of the poorly known wood-inhabiting fungi
Finland's nature conservation areas unable to sustain forest bird species in future
Press release | Published: 2013-05-27

The existing network of nature conservation areas in Finland will be unable to ensure sufficient amount of habitats for our forest bird species as climate change progresses. The precious bird species ......

Current > Press releases > Finland's nature conservation areas unable to sustain forest bird species in future
FinLTSER key publications
Content page | Published: 2017-12-01

Some recent publications highlighting the cutting-edge of research carried out in the FinLTSER framework are listed below: Fu, B., Forsius, M. and Liu, J. 2013. Ecosystem services: climate chang...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network FinLTSER > FinLTSER key publications
The Neuroptera of Finland
Project | Published: 2013-05-20

The insect order Neuroptera, net-winged species includes some 6000 species of which 57 species have been found in Finland. The close orders Megaloptera and Mecoptera are often included in the Neur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The Neuroptera of Finland

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