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Cartoons by Seppo Leinonen in the Finnish Museum of Natural History in Helsinki until 15th October 2017 â€“ Now provided with English translations!
Are you familiar with ruff, bullhead and ninespine stickleback? There are lots of funny fishes in Finland, which many of us have never seen. The exhibition by cartoonist Seppo Leinonen in the cafÃ© […]
New Prime Minister of Finland, Juha SipilÃ¤ aims to finish the Ministry of the Environment. Environmental issues would be relocated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and then it would be renamed as the Ministry of Natural Resources. At the same time the resources for the environmental supervision would be scaled down radically. The […]
On 1 September 1914, in the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Cincinnati, Ohio the last Passenger pigeon called Martha died.
Passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) was the most abundant bird in North America and possibly in the world, and its swift extinction is an amazing and scary example of what human activity can achieve.
How did this all […]
Urban forests are important for people and wildlife. UnfortunatelyÂ they are, at least in Finland, often managed like commercial forests: thinned, even clearcut and replanted.
Urban forests can be a paradise for people and nature, if they are protected and their biodiversity is taken care of. Let’s let the urban forests grow old and allow also […]