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Species protection work
Content page | Published: 2017-11-01

The aim of species protection work is to secure species diversity alongside the protection of habitats and larger biotopes. The most visible part of the protection work is the protection of thre...

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The species expert groups in Finland
Content page | Published: 2017-11-10

The protection and management of species in Finland are administered by expert groups for different species and species groups. Members include researchers, environmental administration experts ...

Nature > Species > Species protection work > The species expert groups in Finland
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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New methods improve the quality of environmental impact assessments
Press release | Published: 2016-01-14

New methods make it easier to recognise and systematically assess the most significant environmental impacts of various projects, and to illustrate the results. They also improve the participation pos......

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Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
News | Published: 2015-09-23

Researchers from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki have together released an article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management. Titled ‘How to value bi......

Sea > Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
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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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......

Nature > The endangered white-backed woodpecker can thrive in commercial forests
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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Projects 2012-2014
Content page | Published: 2014-06-27

© Panu Halme Project Project manager Research institute Fungi and bryophytes of grazed forests Halme Panu University...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > Projects 2012-2014
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....

Nature > A million bird observations confirm that northern species are rapidly retreating northward
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......

Nature > New recommendations promote nature conservation in Barents Region
Ecological restoration and management
Content page | Published: 2013-12-04

Objectives Management and restoration of habitats is aimed at restoring, recovering and preserving their natural features. Restoration and management of bird wetlands, for example, seeks to main...

Nature > Natural habitats > Ecological restoration and management
Species in the EU Habitats and Bird Directives
Content page | Published: 2013-11-26

CURRENT The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a new report on the state of nature in the EU. State of Nature in the EU (EEA's news release, 20 May 2015) Th...

Nature > Species > Species in the EU Habitats and Bird Directives
Earlier evaluations of threatened species
Content page | Published: 2017-01-12

The first extensive evaluation of threatened species in Finland was conducted in the 1980s. The results were published as a Report on the Monitoring of Threatened Animals and Plants in Finland, in 19...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Earlier evaluations of threatened species
Monitoring of natural habitats
Content page | Published: 2013-11-25

Data on the development of the status of habitats Monitoring of habitats means the monitoring of biodiversity. Its purpose is to yield information on developments in the habitats' natural range,...

Nature > Natural habitats > Monitoring of natural habitats
Natural habitats referred to in the EU Habitats Directive
Content page | Published: 2013-11-26

CURRENT The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a new report on the state of nature in the EU. State of Nature in the EU (EEA's news release, 20 May 2015) Th...

Nature > Natural habitats > Natural habitats referred to in the EU Habitats Directive
Protected species
Content page | Published: 2013-11-04

The Nature Conservation Act (Chapter 6) protects all species of birds and mammals not specifically listed as game species or unprotected species. Species other than mammals or birds can be protected ...

Nature > Species > Protected species
Nationally valuable landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

There are 156 areas in Finland that have been classified as nationally valuable landscapes. They represent the cultural landscapes of our country, and their value is based on culturally significant n...

Nature > Landscapes > Nationally valuable landscapes
National landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

The 27 national landscapes of Finland represent the special environmental and cultural features of the country. National landscapes have great symbolic value and widely recognised significance in cul...

Nature > Landscapes > National landscapes

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