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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......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Planetary boundaries need to be considered > Global impact must be considered in Finland as well
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
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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Planetary boundaries need to be considered
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Planetary boundaries already partly overstepped Science on climate change and other global environmental risks is becoming more and more detailed and robust. Risks that target important global e...

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Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal
Content page | Published: 2018-09-14

Goal: socially fair and ecologically sustainable well-being Sustainable well-being means both an equitable global distribution of well-being at present as well as the securing of well-being for ...

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The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

The goal of sustainable development is to secure well-being also for future generations. How have the countries of the world succeeded in this? A research group at the University of Leeds showed , t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Nature as a solution for immigrant integration in Nordic countries
Press release | Published: 2018-08-20

Immigration to the Nordic region has increased fast during recent decades. Large portion of the newcomers are asylum seekers. These developments promote the need for revisiting and developing new appr......

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A Tribute to Everyday Landscapes
Press release | Published: 2018-08-14

The #arkimaisema photography campaign of the Ministry of the Environment and The Finnish Environment Institute challenges people to take a look at their own everyday landscape with new eyes....

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Posters
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The posters are in chronological and alphabetical order. This is not a complete collection of Zonation posters. 2018   Ranking Natura 2000 habitats and ...

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Baltic Sea and Climate Change – seminar and capacity-building day for journalists on 9 Oct 2018
Content page | Published: 2018-06-15

Join us for a training day and get an overview of the latest research and data on how climate change affects the Baltic Sea and what kinds of response and adaption resources are available. The speaker......

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Zonation in Finland
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

Zonation software supports more sustainable decision-making in conservation and land-use planning in Finland   Zonation is a spatial conservation prioritization software develop...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland
Marine researchers propose declaring 23 percent of the Baltic Sea as ecologically significant areas
News | Published: 2018-03-02

Proposals are being made for locations in the Baltic Sea to be declared Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSA). The areas are located in the Bay of Bothnia, Kvarken, the Archipe......

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Microbial diversity in aquatic systems and effects of browning (MiDAS)
Project | Published: 2017-11-01

Short address: www.syke.fi/projects/midas-aqua Background Freshwater ecosystems support disproportionate levels of biodiversity compared to their spatial coverage, and are often re...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Microbial diversity in aquatic systems and effects of browning (MiDAS)
Global interest in health-promoting effects of nature – international conference in Helsinki in October
News | Published: 2017-08-21

Finnish competence in identifying the health-promoting effects of nature has raised international interest. An indication of this is the international workshop on the relationship between biodiversity......

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Finland’s cormorant population at previous summer’s level
Press release | Published: 2017-08-03

A total of approximately 25,750 cormorant nests were counted in the summer of 2017. It is likely that the cormorant population is about to reach its natural peak in Finland. ...

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New publication out on nature-based integration
News | Published: 2017-06-14

Nordic countries have real potential in becoming forerunners in nature-based integration. Nature-based solutions may have the potential of offering an efficient and cost-effective way for the successf......

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