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Alien predators pose a threat to ground-nesting birds in Northern Europe
The invasive alien raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) proved to be a more frequent and opportunistic predator than any of the native predator species.
Alien species are recognised as presenting an increasingly global threat to native species, but we often lack evidence of their interactions and effects. For example, boreal nesting duck species have recently declined in […]
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Fishy Cartoons Exhibition
Cartoons by Seppo Leinonen in the Finnish Museum of Natural History in Helsinki until 15th October 2017 – 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 café […]
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