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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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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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The 9th Habitat Contact Forum
Content page | Published: 2017-01-03

The next Habitat Contact Forum will be organized on 6-8 th of June, 2017, in Oulu, Finland. International Contact Forum on Habitat Conservation in the Barents Region, also known as the Habitat...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia > The 9th Habitat Contact Forum
SustainBaltic project - ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region
Project | Published: 2016-11-04

In a nutshell, SustainBaltic is targeting to: Four ICZM case plans from Estonia (2) and Finland (2), which are produced based on the current spatial data on ecological, land use and human activities....

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Be enchanted by northern nature in a photography exhibition, introducing the unique nature of the Barents Region!
Press release | Published: 2015-04-16

A photography exhibition featuring Barents Region’s nature opens today in Oulu. The exhibition is part of international cooperation on nature conservation in the Barents Region....

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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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Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
Project | Published: 2014-04-02

Intellectual models and sustainable nature use know-how will be implemented within the project in pilot areas of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF). Also, innovative approaches to promote the effic...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intellectually driven management of natural resources of Green Belt of Fennoscandia, IntellGreenBelt
New recommendations promote nature conservation in Barents Region
Press release | Published: 2013-12-11

Coordinated by the Finnish Environment Institute, the Barents Protected Area Network (BPAN) project involved an analysis of the current status of and gaps in the network of protected areas in the Bare......

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Compiled information on the most valuable nature areas in northwest Russia
Press release | Published: 2013-09-11

The majority of the boreal forest zone's primeval forest and natural mires are located in Russia. As a result of extensive cooperation between Finland and Russia, the most valuable nature areas in nor......

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Finland's nature conservation areas unable to sustain forest bird species in future
Press release | Published: 2013-05-27

The existing network of nature conservation areas in Finland will be unable to ensure sufficient amount of habitats for our forest bird species as climate change progresses. The precious bird species ......

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Background to the Finnish-Russian co-operation on nature conservation
Content page | Published: 2013-05-07

Of the boreal or taiga forests in the world, 60 % are located in Russia. The volume of the Russian forest resources is unique and so are the specific features of nature. Some of the vast old-growth f...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia > Background to the Finnish-Russian co-operation on nature conservation
Gap analysis of northwest Russia
Content page | Published: 2013-05-07

Northwest Russia still boasts huge, almost intact forest and mire landscapes that have, when it comes to their size and biodiversity, no match in Europe. Many of these areas have no protection...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia > Gap analysis of northwest Russia
Nature conservation co-operation in the Barents Region
Content page | Published: 2013-05-07

The Nature Protection Subgroup of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council's (BEAC) Working Group on Environment coordinates and implements co-operation on biodiversity and habitat conservation in the Barents...

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Protected areas in northwest Russia
Content page | Published: 2013-05-07

The protected areas in Northwest Russia are divided into different categories according to the level of protection and management. In strict nature reserves ( zapovednik ) no economic...

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