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A Tribute to Professor Ilkka Hanski, one of the...

Mon, 23/05/2016

Professor Ilkka Hanski born 1953 in Lempäälä, Finland, passed away on Tuesday morning,

Almost half of all Finnish birds are in danger

Tue, 16/02/2016
Finland's latest Red List assessment paints a worrying picture, especially for wetland species.

BirdLife Finland succeeds in court battle over...

Tue, 15/04/2014
Long-tailed duck is classified worldwide as Vulnerable. In southern Finland, a license for spring hunting of the species was authorized in year 2011, further threatening the survival of the population. BirdLife Finland and its local member organisation are working to save the species and lodged a complaint to the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland. The complaint proved successful as the Court found the license for spring hunting illegal.

Criticism of Finland's Spring Hunting of...

Tue, 14/06/2011
BirdLife Partners call to stop hunting of Common Eiders in Baltic Sea.