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Baltic seaduck take a dive

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 14:27

On Wednesday 1 December, a new report presenting the results of a census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea has been launched. The studies reveal that overall numbers have declined by more than 40% since the 1990s. To read the full re...

Europe and Central Asia

Criticism of Finland's Spring Hunting of Common Eider

Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:02

The population of common eider Somateria mollissima in the Baltic Sea has dramatically declined over the last decades. Nevertheless, the local government of Åland, an autonomou...

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Red Alert from Finland - Number of Threatened Bird Species Increases

Mon, 28/02/2011 - 15:12

December 2010 proved to be a very sad month in Finland in terms of bird protection. The new Red List, indicating which species are threatened, showed that the...

Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife fears new nuclear plant endangers Finnish birds

Tue, 22/06/2010 - 11:07

A new nuclear energy power station must not be built in the Pyhäjoki region in Finland's northern Ostrobothnia because of the rich bird population in the area, according a statement ...

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