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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 the wetlands are a much-needed help to increasingly rare waterbirds.
Radiocarbon Analytics Finland has used radiocarbon analysis to determine that a fuel sample contained 2.7% biologically derived compounds as opposed to the 80% claimed by the retailer.
Luomus has experienced a year full of events – for better or for worse.
A recent Finnish study has proven that changes in bird communities are as rapid in nature conservation areas as they are outside them.
A recently published study on data collected by bird hobbyists, established that 26 common Finnish bird species have started their nesting earlier during the past fifty years.
Scientists have shown for the first time that common bird populations are responding to climate change in a similar pronounced way in both Europe and the USA.
A new study published in the journal Ecological Applications shows that differences within a species across geographically distinct ranges should be taken into account during conservation planning as the climate changes.
Captivating with their bright, vivid and brilliantly metallic bodies, the cuckoo wasps are also fascinating with their curious lifestyle, which has given them this common name.