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Novel methods for the accounting of forest ecosystems and circular materials (ENVECO)
Project | Published: 2020-02-07

ENVECO is a one-year project financed by Eurostat grants led by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in partnership with Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The first aim of the project is to...

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Finland’s comprehensive Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) now in English
News | Published: 2019-12-19

One of the most comprehensive in the world, the assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland is now available also in English. The Red List of all of Finland’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems ......

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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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High Level Celebration Conference of the first EU wide ecosystem assessment
Event | Event starts: 2019-12-13

We are pleased to invite you to the High Level Celebration Conference of the first EU wide ecosystem assessment organized under the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. ...

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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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More vegetables, more contact with nature, less food waste - new operating model for day-care centres
Press release | Published: 2019-12-09

Children like vegetables, fruit, and berries that they have grown and cooked themselves. Day-care centres can reduce their food wastage through long-term cooperation and planning. Interaction between ......

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Network of nature reserves in Barents region gains two new sites in Northwest Russia
News | Published: 2019-12-05

Two new regional nature reserves have been established in the Russian regions neighbouring Finland. A natural monument was established on the Zaonezhye Peninsula in Karelia, while a larger conservatio......

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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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International Landscape Day to be celebrated with a photo contest and scenic walks
Press release | Published: 2019-10-15

International Landscape Day will be celebrated on Sunday 20 October 2019. This year, the aim is to use Landscape Day to draw particular attention to the value of water in the landscape....

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Landscape and Water as Landscape Day themes
Press release | Published: 2019-09-13

Living in the land of a thousand lakes, water plays an important role in the everyday lives of Finns. How is water represented in our everyday landscapes? Is it quietly flowing along in tiny streams a......

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News and events
Content page | Published: 2019-08-30

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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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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......

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Global impact must be considered in Finland as well
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Earth system changes can be depicted and understood by examining different feedbacks and boundaries. Processes affecting global and local ecosystems are closely interlinked and they also need to be e......

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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......

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Planetary boundaries already partly overstepped
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Picture. The planetary boundaries (green line) have already been overstepped in climate change, biodiversity loss, flows of nitrogen and phosphorus, and land use change. Planetary boundary proc......

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