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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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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......

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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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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......

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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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Cormorant population exceeds 20,000 breeding pairs
Press release | Published: 2014-08-01

A total of 20,350 cormorant nests were counted in Finland in summer 2014, an increase of nine per cent from the previous year. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population of the southern B......

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Nature is conserved for its owns sake – and for all of us
News | Published: 2014-07-18

Along with the pressure to economize on public budgets, also nature conservation faces a need to understand how incentives reward for conservation. The idea of ecosystem service payments is often coup......

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A million bird observations confirm that northern species are rapidly retreating northward
Press release | Published: 2014-04-23

Bird populations in Finland have shifted northward by an average of 45 km between the 1970s and the 2010s due, in particular, to climate change....

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Systems ecological perspectives on sustainability
Content page | Published: 2014-02-06

EXTENDED TIME: REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN UNTIL END OF AUGUST Followed by intensive course “Introduction to systems ecology” by Sven Erik Jørgensen When: 24-30 September 2014 Where: Finni......

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Etusivu videonosto EN
News | Published: 2013-12-16

Nature film from Komi, Russia The film “On the trail of northern winds” will take you on a trip to explore distant intact forests and magical landscapes of the Komi Republic in Russian.......

Etusivu videonosto EN
Nitrogen deposition poses a threat to the diversity of Europe's forest vegetation
Press release | Published: 2013-12-16

Unless nitrogen emissions are curbed, the diversity of plant communities in Europe's forests will decrease. Atmospheric nitrogen deposition has already changed the number and richness of forest floor ......

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Nordic nature - trends towards 2010
Project | Published: 2013-12-12

"Nordic Nature – trends towards 2010" was a Nordic communication project on biological diversity financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers . The project published fact sheets on the stat...

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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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The weaker responsiveness of poleward populations to temperatures could buffer them from climate warming?
Press release | Published: 2013-09-30

The majority of Finnish moth species fly weeks earlier in warm vs. cool years, but thermal sensitivity varies among populations. In particular, the more poleward community of moths is less physiologic......

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Barnacle goose population remains unchanged despite a good breeding year
Press release | Published: 2013-08-05

The number of barnacle geese grazing on the park lawns of Helsinki and Espoo has remained unchanged compared to 2012. This year, researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) counted a tot......

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Slight increase in the cormorant population
Press release | Published: 2013-07-31

A total of 18,580 cormorant nests were counted in the Finnish sea areas during summer 2013, eight per cent more than the year before. In contrast to other sea areas, the breeding population in the Bot......

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Results of water samples taken in Poland indicate significant phosphorous leakages from phosphogypsum stacks
Press release | Published: 2013-07-17

Press release by the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) In June, the Ministers of the Environment of Poland and Finland agreed on a joint sampling mis......

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Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

Project description "Ecosystems generate a range of goods and services important for human well-being, collectively called ecosystem services. It has proven difficult to move from general pr...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Impacts of climate change on multiple ecosystem services: Processes and adaption options at landscape scales (CLIMES)
Monitoring
Content page | Published: 2020-04-21

Monitoring activities related to the theme generate basic information on the current state of species and their habitats, all over Finland. SYKE gathers observations pertaining to cormorants, barnacl...

Research & Development > Nature > Monitoring
Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels ands spatial, temporal and Ecological Scales (SCALES)
Project | Published: 2013-05-06

About the project Biodiversity and its effective management are inextricably related to scale. The main pressures on Europe’s terrestrial biodiversity (i.e. habitat loss and fragmentation, distu...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels ands spatial, temporal and Ecological Scales (SCALES)

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