Finnish Environment Institute | Suomen ympäristökeskus | Finlands miljöcentral

sykefi header valkoinen



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......

Same content on several places:
Current > New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Current > Press releases > New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Monitoring > New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > New estimate - every ninth species in Finland is threatened
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 ......

Same content on several places:
Current > Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Current > Press releases > Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Changes in snow coverage threatens biodiversity of Arctic nature
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 ...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation materials > Posters
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
Ecosystem hotel
Project | Published: 2017-08-10

Intensive land use can diminish nature values, threaten the long term survival of species and even undermine the functioning of entire ecosystems. With increasing pressure to use land for human needs...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Ecosystem hotel
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......

Current > Press releases > Wetland rehabilitation helps dwindling waterbird populations
Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Press release | Published: 2016-08-05

The total number of barnacle geese grazing on the park lawns of Helsinki and eastern Espoo declined by four per cent compared to 2015. The number of goslings almost halved, declining by 46 per cent, c......

Same content on several places:
Current > Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Current > Press releases > Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
SYKE Info > Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
The growth of the Finnish cormorant population experiences only a slight increase
Press release | Published: 2016-08-01

In the summer of 2016, 25,500 cormorant nests were tallied in Finland. Despite the favourable conditions in the cormorants’ overwintering areas, the population grew by only six percent, i.e. 1,500 nes......

Same content on several places:
Current > Press releases > The growth of the Finnish cormorant population experiences only a slight increase
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The growth of the Finnish cormorant population experiences only a slight increase
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......

Same content on several places:
Current > News > The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests
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......

Same content on several places:
Current > Press releases > Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
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......

Current > Press releases > Bird wetlands in need of restoration, maintenance and protection
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...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work
Protected areas are vital to birds as the climate changes
Press release | Published: 2013-01-09

The Eurasian Penduline Tit will  become more common in Finland as  ......

Current > Press releases > Protected areas are vital to birds as the climate changes