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Ecosystem Accounting Pilots in Finland Seminar
Event | Event starts: 2019-12-12

Where we are in terms of measuring nature’s contributions to national wealth? What are the costs of depletion and degradation of ecosystems?...

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North Macedonian environmental management and its journey towards becoming part of the European Union
News | Published: 2019-10-22

Towards the end of the autumn, during Finland’s EU presidency, it will be decided whether to begin European Union accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. These countries have implemen......

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Hymenoptera threatened by overgrowth
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

Species in our country's largest order of insects are increasingly under threat. In an assessment of threatened species made public in the spring, about 16 % of our species of Hymenoptera were assesse......

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Finland cormorant population decreased slightly
Press release | Published: 2019-08-13

Approximately 25,700 cormorant nests were counted in Finnish sea areas in the summer of 2019. This represents a decrease of 4%, or 1,000 nests, in comparison to the previous year. With the cormorant n......

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New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Press release | Published: 2019-03-08

A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22 000 species evaluated, 11.9% were classified as threatened, compared to 10.5% in the pr......

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Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate
Press release | Published: 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 Finlan......

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Innoforest
Project | Published: 2018-04-17

    InnoForESt analyses and fosters initiatives and networks in six case study regions in Europe, with an aim to explore potentials for the development of policy inst...

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Ecosystem hotel
Project | Published: 2017-08-10

Intensive land use can diminish nature values, threaten the long term survival of species and even undermine the functioning of entire ecosystems. With increasing pressure to use land for human needs...

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Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
Press release | Published: 2017-06-13

The planning of coastal spatial management enables account to be taken of the effects of land-sea activities on coastal nature and local business activities. The objective of such planning is to exami......

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Habitat Bank
Project | Published: 2016-06-30

The Habitat Bank of Finland, originating in a Helsinki Challenge awarded idea "Biodiversity NOW!", is an umbrella project analysing, developing and piloting the principles of e...

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The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-09-01

On 1 September, the Nagoya Protocol will come into force in Finland. It is an international treaty on the access to genetic resources and on fair and equitable sharing of benefits. Obligations arising......

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Expert services for the development of the protected area network in the Barents Region (BPAN), phase II
Project | Published: 2016-08-25

Background The unique and vulnerable nature in the Barents Region belongs to one of the largest remaining intact forest ecosystems on Earth. At the same time the boreal-arctic nature is...

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Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Press release | Published: 2015-01-27

The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. Accor......

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Nitrogen deposition poses a threat to the diversity of Europe's forest vegetation
Press release | Published: 2013-12-16

Unless nitrogen emissions are curbed, the diversity of plant communities in Europe's forests will decrease. Atmospheric nitrogen deposition has already changed the number and richness of forest floor ......

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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...

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Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels ands spatial, temporal and Ecological Scales (SCALES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

About the project Biodiversity and its effective management are inextricably related to scale. The main pressures on Europe’s terrestrial biodiversity (i.e. habitat loss and fragmentation, distu...

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