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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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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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Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Press release | Published: 2018-10-23

Many of the plants on northern mountains depend on the snow melting late in spring and summer. Snow provides shelter from winter extreme events for plants but at the same time it limits the length of ......

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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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Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
Press release | Published: 2017-02-09

The degradation of wetlands has led to drops in the size of many waterbird populations – even in Finland, the land of a thousand lakes. A recent study proves that measures that reduce overgrowth in th......

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Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need
Content page | Published: 2016-03-23

At the beginning of March the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle launched the One Million Bird Boxes campaign, which is set to introduce one million new bird boxes to Finnish trees by the end of May 201......

Yle's One Million Nest Boxes campaign helping birds in need
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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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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Bird wetlands in need of restoration, maintenance and protection
Press release | Published: 2014-09-09

The construction and restoration of wetlands can improve the living conditions of bird populations. According to a recent study, grazing is the single most important maintenance method for wetlands, d......

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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
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
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...

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Threatened lichens of calcareous rocks
Project | Published: 2013-05-20

Calcareous rocks are threatened habitats where exceptionally many rare lichen species grow. Mining and construction are the main threats to these species. Calcareous rocks are also one of the habi...

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Identification guide of Finnish Planthoppers
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Planthoppers and leafhoppers (Auchenorrhyncha) are plant-sucking insects, which belong to insect order Hemiptera. Totally over 400 species have hitherto been described from Finland, and 88 of t...

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Bothnian Bay LTSER-platform
Content page | Published: 2013-04-23

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Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research network FinLTSER > Bothnian Bay LTSER-platform
Threatened forest species
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Critically endangered Buxbaumia viridis © Terhi Ryttäri SYKE has the responsibility to manage and update a database of threatened species’ occurrences in Finland. SYKE and Forestry De...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Threatened forest species
Coordination of METSO research
Content page | Published: 2013-05-02

Wilderness at Kirkkonummi © Jouko Lehmuskallio Ministry of the Environment (MoE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MoAF) are funding research and development projects suppor...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > METSO Programme > Coordination of METSO research
Specialist work
Content page | Published: 2016-06-21

Researchers are often needed to identify solutions and to assess various alternatives in support of decision-making in society. SYKE carries out a large number of specialist assignments related to ec...

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