FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland
Content page | Published: 2017-09-18

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FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland
News and events
Content page | Published: 2017-09-22

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Restorations and mussels
Content page | Published: 2017-09-22

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FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland > Restorations and mussels
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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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......

Nature > Barnacle goose population declined in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area
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......

Nature > The growth of the Finnish cormorant population experiences only a slight increase
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
Artificial Snow to Safeguard Saimaa Ringed Seal Nesting Gets Biodiversity Award 2013-2014
Press release | Published: 2014-12-05

The Biodiversity Award for 2013-2014 goes to the voluntary work to safeguard the nesting of Saimaa Ringed Seal by covering the nests with artificial snow. Nature education for children gets an honorar......

Nature > Artificial Snow to Safeguard Saimaa Ringed Seal Nesting Gets Biodiversity Award 2013-2014
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
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
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
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)
Nature
Content page | Published: 2014-06-16

This part contains information on biological diversity, protected and endangered species in Finland, as well as their monitoring, natural habitats and their restauration, geological features and l...

Nature
Species monitoring
Content page | Published: 2013-11-26

Species monitoring means monitoring of the abundance, distribution and vitality of Finnish wild species, and factors related to these matters. Monitoring may be targeted at a single species or a...

Nature > Species > Species monitoring
The 2010 Red List of Finnish species
Content page | Published: 2017-01-12

    Drawing: Terhi Ryttäri The fourth assessment of threatened species in Finland was published in 2010. ...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > The 2010 Red List of Finnish species
Threatened species
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The threat status of Finnish species is evaluated every ten years; most recently in 2010. The results of the assessment are published in the Red List of Finnish Species, listing Regionally Extinct, T...

Nature > Species > Threatened species