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Expert services for the development of the cooperation network of the Green Belt of Fennoscandia (GBF), phase II
Project | Published: 2016-08-25

Background Extending from the Baltic Sea to the Arctic Ocean, the Green Belt includes valuable natural areas in Finland, Russia and Norway. Its core is made up of national parks and other prot...

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Expert services for the development of the protected area network in the Barents Region (BPAN), phase II
Project | Published: 2016-08-25

Background The unique and vulnerable nature in the Barents Region belongs to one of the largest remaining intact forest ecosystems on Earth. At the same time the boreal-arctic nature is...

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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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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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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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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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Barents Protected Area Network (BPAN)
Project | Published: 2013-04-11

The unique and vulnerable nature in the Barents Region belongs to one of the largest remaining intact forest ecosystems on Earth. At the same time the boreal-arctic nature is under increased pres...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Barents Protected Area Network (BPAN)
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

Subgroup on Nature and Water 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 R...

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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 acti...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia > Protected areas in northwest Russia
Co-operation for nature conservation in North-west Russia
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

The main targets of the cooperation on nature conservation in northwest Russia is to promote the conservation of biodiversity and to support the development of a representative network of protected a...

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METSO Programme
Content page | Published: 2016-06-16

Aspen ( Populus tremula ) in autumn foliage © Marja-Leena Nenonen The Forest Biodiversity Programme METSO is based on voluntary forest conservation and management. The programme started...

Research & Development > Nature > Specialist work > METSO Programme
Trilateral Gulf of Finland co-operation (Estonia, Russia, Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Current Next Trilateral Estonian-Finnish-Russian Gulf of Finland Forum From small scales to large scales –The Gulf of Finland Science Days 2017. Read more   Gulf of Finl...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Trilateral Gulf of Finland co-operation (Estonia, Russia, Finland)
The future of Nordic ecosystem services depends on political action
Press release | Published: 2013-02-01

Kuva: Riku Lumiaro Nature has an important place in Nordic society......

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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  ......

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North-west Russia still home to extensive, valuable areas requiring protection
Press release | Published: 2011-03-28

Lake Ladoga. Photo: Anna Kuhmonen The Finnish–Ru......

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