Method of estimating Finnish wolf population size has been evaluated

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) has commissioned an international evaluation of the method used for estimating the wolf population size. The report finds that sufficiently comprehensive documentation of the assessment method would help citizens to develop more trust in population assessments.

Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2015–2016

The National Committee of Finland of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature needs your help in finding an individual, organization or business that has been successful in safeguarding nature’s vitality and functioning ecosystem services in 2015 and 2016 in Finland – Send your proposal!

Aerial distribution of rabies vaccine baits starts on south-eastern border

Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira starts the aerial distribution of rabies vaccine baits on the south-eastern border on the 15th of September. It is important that all foxes, raccoon dogs and other small predators that are killed by hunters or found dead in or near the bait vaccination area are sent to Evira for follow-up examination.

World Rabies Day Seminar

World Rabies Day reminds us of the fact that rabies remains a major concern worldwide. Evira welcomes everyone to a seminar, at which this disease will be discussed, on Friday, 27 September 2013. The seminar is free of charge and open to the public.

World Migratory Bird Day 2013

World Migratory Bird Day 2013 will highlight the importance of ecological networks for the survival of migratory birds, the important human networks dedicated to their conservation, the threats migratory birds face, and the need for more international cooperation to conserve them.