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Study: Finland has some readiness for implementation of EU biodiversity strategy
Press release | Published: 2021-06-23

“Impacts of EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 for Finland” is a study by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), which produced background informat......

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Research & Development > Nature > Study: Finland has some readiness for implementation of EU biodiversity strategy
Blue Carbon Habitats - a comprehensive mapping of Nordic salt marshes for estimating Blue Carbon storage potential - a pilot study
Project | Published: 2021-06-17

Coastal wetlands are important for sequestering carbon. They cover globally only 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of the total amount of carbon buried in marine sediments. Despite their ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Blue Carbon Habitats - a comprehensive mapping of Nordic salt marshes for estimating Blue Carbon storage potential - a pilot study
Butterflies and moths have difficulty adjusting to a rapidly changing climate
News | Published: 2021-06-10

Climate change exerts great pressure for change on species and biodiversity. A recent study conducted by the University of Helsinki and the Finnish Environment Institute indicates that the few moth an......

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Research & Development > Nature > Butterflies and moths have difficulty adjusting to a rapidly changing climate
Research & Development > Nature > Monitoring > Butterflies and moths have difficulty adjusting to a rapidly changing climate
Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Butterflies and moths have difficulty adjusting to a rapidly changing climate
Improving the habitat monitoring in Finland (LUSEK) 
Project | Published: 2021-06-08

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, together with a wide range of experts, is preparing a proposal for a new habitat monitoring system. If implemented, monitoring would significantly improve the ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Improving the habitat monitoring in Finland (LUSEK)
Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Project | Published: 2021-02-24

Background The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 ”Bringing nature back into our lives” includes several ambitious targets for protecting biodiversity and restoring habitats. For this project, th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards coherent protected area network in Finland (KOKASU)
Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region (BARIMS)
Project | Published: 2020-12-03

Project description The aim of the BARIMS project is to enhance regional co-operation in the light of sustainable development and safeguarding biodiversity in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region. Pil...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Mitigating the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Barents Region (BARIMS)
International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks
Press release | Published: 2020-10-15

Tuesday 20 October 2020 is International Landscape Day. The Ministry of the Environment will organise a photo contest in honour of the day and the Rural Women’s Advisory Organisation will organise gui......

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Finnish ecosystem observatory (FEO)
Project | Published: 2020-09-09

The Finnish Ecosystem Observatory (FEO) aims to create a national co-operation model and information platform to support the extensive monitoring and evaluation of and research on the state of ecosys...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Finnish ecosystem observatory (FEO)
Doctoral dissertation: Spring bloom dynamics in the Baltic Sea: From the environment to macroelements and microbial interactions
Press release | Published: 2020-08-12

Global warming changes the composition of phytoplankton in marine ecosystems, also in the Baltic Sea. There has been the recently observed shift in the phytoplankton community composition during the B......

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Research & Development > Sea > Doctoral dissertation: Spring bloom dynamics in the Baltic Sea: From the environment to macroelements and microbial interactions
Cormorant population in Finland has stabilised at approximately 26,000 breeding couples
Press release | Published: 2020-08-11

Approximately 25,760 cormorant nests were counted in the Finnish coastal areas in the summer of 2020. In the past five years, the nesting population has varied by only a few per cent. However, there i......

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Research & Development > Nature > Monitoring > Cormorant population in Finland has stabilised at approximately 26,000 breeding couples
Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Cormorant population in Finland has stabilised at approximately 26,000 breeding couples
Decision support for ecologically based planning - MetZo III
Project | Published: 2020-06-23

BACKGROUND Ecological decision making and analysis is about producing (usually spatial) information to support decision making in different levels. As said, it is mostly about exploiting spatial...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Decision support for ecologically based planning - MetZo III
Significant funding for a new Finnish Ecosystem Observatory
Press release | Published: 2020-05-29

The state of biodiversity and ecosystems has deteriorated both in Finland and globally. Planning and implementing effective corrective measures requires more comprehensive and up-to-date information a......

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Current > Significant funding for a new Finnish Ecosystem Observatory
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Research & Development > Nature > Significant funding for a new Finnish Ecosystem Observatory
Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Significant funding for a new Finnish Ecosystem Observatory
Hydrology of undrained peatlands is often affected by drainage of surrounding areas
Press release | Published: 2019-12-18

Finnish peatlands are under a bigger pressure from land use than has generally been realised. More than half of the peatland area has been drained, and most of the remaining undrained peatlands are bo......

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Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  CURRENT See the material from the  Schools Meet Society - Insights for Updating Sustainability Education - Seminar 11 September, 2020  below ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
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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Problem solving in Zanzibar with the expertise of the Finnish Environment Institute
News | Published: 2019-07-02

Underwater nature of Zanzibar, Tanzania, is spectacular with its coral reefs, seagrass meadows and mangrove forests. Marine life is however facing severe threats as coastal zone is affected by increas......

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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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Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland 2018: The status of natural habitats continues to deteriorate
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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Finland has exceeded the limits of sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Consumption in Finland has exceeded the level that is globally just and sustainable. With the exception of the use of fresh water, consumption by Finns exceeds all of the biophysical boundaries. Acco......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > Finland has exceeded the limits of sustainable well-being
Goal: socially fair and ecologically sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable well-being means both an equitable global distribution of well-being at present as well as the securing of well-being for future generations. Studies often equate well-being with happines......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > Goal: socially fair and ecologically sustainable well-being

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