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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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Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
Press release | Published: 2017-06-13

The planning of coastal spatial management enables account to be taken of the effects of land-sea activities on coastal nature and local business activities. The objective of such planning is to exami......

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How Essential Biodiversity Variables and remote sensing can help national biodiversity monitoring
Published: 2017-05-12

(Global Ecology and Conservation, 2017)...

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Habitat Bank
Project | Published: 2016-06-30

The Habitat Bank of Finland, originating in a Helsinki Challenge awarded idea "Biodiversity NOW!", is an umbrella project analysing, developing and piloting the principles of e...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Habitat Bank
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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Finland to become the world's first country to fly a flag for nature – Finnish Nature Day, 26 August 2017, declared an official flag day
Press release | Published: 2016-12-02

In 2017, Finland will become the first country in the world to honour its natural environment with an official flag day. The Ministry of the Interior has ordered that flags should be flown on Finnish ......

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EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme funding to the SustainBaltic project
News | Published: 2016-10-17

EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 is funding the implementation of the SustainBaltic project (ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region) ......

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Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-10-06

Large, mobile and multivoltine butterflies and moths that either utilise a wide variety host plants or have adapted to feed on nitrophilous plants are becoming more common in Finnish nature. Soil eutr......

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Online survey opened on nature based integration
News | Published: 2016-09-05

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE is collecting experiences and good practices in nature based integration in Nordic countries. One of the key characteristics across all Nordic societies is a lifesty......

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The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-09-01

On 1 September, the Nagoya Protocol will come into force in Finland. It is an international treaty on the access to genetic resources and on fair and equitable sharing of benefits. Obligations arising......

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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......

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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......

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Handbook of Zambian mushrooms gaining international recognition
Press release | Published: 2016-06-14

Mycologists Marja Härkönen, Tuomo Niemelä and Heikki Kotiranta along with their Zambian colleague Keddy Mbindo and British colleague Graham Piearce have published a guidebook on Zambian mushrooms, ent......

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New online tool to standardise assessment of the status of European seas
News | Published: 2016-03-22

A new tool for the assessment of the state of the sea (NEAT) has been developed in a large joint European research project DEVOTES, which aims to develop indicators and assessment methods for marine b......

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Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened bird species increased by 28 species compared to the previous evaluation, while 21 new species were red-listed. Aquatic and wetland species in particular have become increasin......

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Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened mammal species decreased by four compared to the previous evaluation. No species were found to be more threatened than before. Conversely, four species, namely the European be......

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Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Press release | Published: 2016-01-11

Many of the bird species native to Finnish forests have declined in recent decades. According to a newly published study, the total number of nesting pairs in the southern Finnish managed forest area ......

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Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Cormorant population grew to 24,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2015-08-14

© Heikki Kotiranta A total of approximately 24,000 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2015, an increase of 19% from the previous year. 75% of the numerical growth was focuse......

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