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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......

Nature > Coastal spatial planning forms the basis for sustainable business activities
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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Observation of the critically endangered Baltic Sea harbour porpoise starts again
Press release | Published: 2016-06-21

Early summer is a good time to observe harbour porpoises in the Baltic Sea waters. Harbour porpoise is the only species of cetaceans in the Baltic Sea, and it is critically endangered. The population ......

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Sea > Observation of the critically endangered Baltic Sea harbour porpoise starts again
The 2015 Red Lists of Finnish birds and mammals
Content page | Published: 2017-01-12

The red lists of Finnish bird and mammal species were updated in 2015. These red lists replace the 2010 published lists of birds and mammals. The publications are in Finnish, with English abstra...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > The 2015 Red Lists of Finnish birds and mammals
The web service of the Finnish Red List
Content page | Published: 2015-11-04

The basis of the data is the species data evaluated for the Red List published in 2010. The data is stored and continuously updated in the Species application of the Environmental data system Hertta....

Nature > Species > Threatened species > The 2010 Red List of Finnish species > The web service of the Finnish Red List
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
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......

Nature > 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......

Nature > Bird wetlands in need of restoration, maintenance and protection
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
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
International trade of endangered species (CITES)
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

CURRENT   The new Species Regulation has been published by the European Commission, and is effective from 4 February 2017. Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/160 ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Permits, notifications and registration > International trade of endangered species (CITES)
Image bank
Content page | Published: 2013-07-29

© Seppo Leinonen Images and drawings can be used for non-commercial purposes in cases where the Research Programme for Deficiently Known and Threatened Forest Species (PUTTE) is present...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > Image bank
A guide to Finnish Myxomycetes
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

During the PUTTE programme the first Guide to Finnish Myxomycetes (slime molds) will be made. The guide under preparation is targeted to both biologists and all those interested in nat......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > A guide to Finnish Myxomycetes
Canopy fogging in forest insect studies
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

In the majority of global forests the insect fauna is extremely poorly known and most of the species have not even been named. Only just recently it has gradually been revealed how inc......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Canopy fogging in forest insect studies
Cuckoo wasps of Finland: fauna, population trends and conservation
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

Cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae) are colourful, metallic-like aculeate wasps, which parasitize other insects, such as solitary wasps of the families Vespidae and Crabronidae. There are m......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Cuckoo wasps of Finland: fauna, population trends and conservation
DNA based methods for Diptera taxonomy and ecology
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

DNA based methods for Diptera taxonomy The development of DNA based methods has offered completely new potential to study the taxonomy and evolutional history of insects in gener......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > DNA based methods for Diptera taxonomy and ecology
Fungi and bryophytes of grazed forests
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

Grazed forests compose important part of Finnish forest biodiversity. Traditionally, majority of forests in southern Finland were grazed by cattle, sheep and horses. Currently these habitats are e......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Fungi and bryophytes of grazed forests
Fungi of the forests with high conservation value - indicator species
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

Fungi are excellent forest status indicators. In our project we are compiling a book that helps in interpreting the message fungi are telling us. In this project we will promote indica......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Fungi of the forests with high conservation value - indicator species
Identification book of terrestrial molluscs in Finland
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

There are 167 mollusc species in Finland, of which 92 live in terrestrial and 75 species in aquatic habitats. In Finland, the group of molluscs comprises gastropods (snails and slugs) and bival......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Identification book of terrestrial molluscs in Finland
Is garden dormouse still living in Finland?
Content page | Published: 2013-06-20

Garden dormouse ( Eliomys quercinus ) is considered to be a relict species in Finland; it traveled to the country during unusually warm climatic phase following the last glacial period. The spe......

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Is garden dormouse still living in Finland?

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