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Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened bird species increased by 28 species compared to the previous evaluation, while 21 new species were red-listed. Aquatic and wetland species in particular have become increasin......

Nature > Number of threatened bird species increased in Finland
Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened mammal species decreased by four compared to the previous evaluation. No species were found to be more threatened than before. Conversely, four species, namely the European be......

Nature > Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Monthly hydrological statistics
Content page | Published: 2017-11-30

Monthly hydrological statistics are presented as maps, graphs and tables from selected hydrological observation sites. Statistics are published automatically two months after the end of each month. S...

Maps and statistics > Hydrological observations > Monthly hydrological statistics
The 2015 Red Lists of Finnish birds and mammals
Content page | Published: 2019-04-30

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
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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Groundwater protection
Content page | Published: 2016-01-12

© Photo: Mirjam Orvomaa Legislation endorsing groundwater protection National legislation: Laws implemented on aiming to prevent the pollution and alteration of aquifers to...

Waters > Protection of waters > Groundwater protection
Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Press release | Published: 2016-01-11

Many of the bird species native to Finnish forests have declined in recent decades. According to a newly published study, the total number of nesting pairs in the southern Finnish managed forest area ......

Nature > Southern Finnish forest bird populations on the decline
Current flood issues
Content page | Published: 2015-12-03

Current hydrological information : Forecast and warnings map The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has named 20.12.2018 the areas of significant flood risk from fluvial or sea water flood......

Waters > Floods > Current flood issues
Flood risk management planning
Content page | Published: 2014-05-28

The EU Floods Directive (2007/60/EC) and the national legislation for its implementation include preliminary flood risk assessment, flood mapping and flood risk management planning. 22 areas of poten...

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning
Flood risk management plans
Content page | Published: 2014-09-29

The flood risk management plans of fluvial floods have been established for those river basins that include at least one significant flood risk area as well as for coastal areas identified as a areas...

Waters > Floods > Flood risk management > Flood risk management planning > Flood risk management plans
The Gulf of Finland is slowly recovering
Press release | Published: 2015-12-01

Algae levels and phosphorus load from land have decreased in the Gulf of Finland during the last ten years. However, the nutrients from Baltic Proper and the anoxic water near the bottom slow down the......

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Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi
Content page | Published: 2015-11-09

Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi...

Nature > Species > Threatened species > Research Programme PUTTE 2009-2016 > PUTTE Projects > More information on PUTTE projects > Towards reliable red listing of soil fungi of deciduous forests – utilizing the next generation sequencing data for studying the diversity, distribution and ecology of fungi
The web service of the Finnish Red List 2010
Content page | Published: 2019-03-12

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 2010
The state of the environment indicators
Content page | Published: 2015-11-24

The state of the environment is not a snapshot at any given point of time but rather a concept which aggregates the various changes, trends and interactions in the natural world. It is not always una...

Maps and statistics > The state of the environment indicators
Current - Environmental impact assessment
Content page | Published: 2015-10-13

Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure for Mining Projects in Finland (pdf, Guides, Ministry of Employment and the Economy) ...

Forms, permits and environmental impact assessment > Environmental impact assessment > Current - Environmental impact assessment
Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal
Content page | Published: 2015-09-23

Article on valuing biodiversity in environmental management - the most downloaded in the Ecological Indicators journal © Esa Nikunen   News on September 23, 2015 ......

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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
Sustainable growth in Gulf of Bothnia receives significant research funding
Press release | Published: 2015-09-23

the SmartSea project has been awarded funding by the Academy of Finland. The project studies the potential of the sustainable use of the Gulf of Bothnia and involves altogether eight research institut......

Sea > Sustainable growth in Gulf of Bothnia receives significant research funding
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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Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem
News | Published: 2015-09-04

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has recently updated information on the state of the Finnish Baltic Sea ecosystem. The publication, Sea Spray 2015 (Meren pärskäys 2015 in Finnish) presents scient......

Sea > Baltic Sea ecosystem wheel presents eleven key descriptors making up a healthy Baltic marine ecosystem

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