Avainsana-arkisto: species

European Mink Returns to Estonia – 2016

European mink. Vesikko. Photo: Tiit Maran

(Published first in Finnish in Suomen Luonto -magazine 1/2016)
The European mink has disappeared from Finland, Estonia and many other European countries. Now it is being introduced to Hiiumaa in Estonia.
The extremely endangered European mink is getting help from ex-situ conservation and introdutions back to nature. Photo: Tiit Maran
The European mink international conservation centre lies in […]

Avainsanoina , , , , , | Kommentit pois päältä artikkelissa European Mink Returns to Estonia – 2016

Gilbert´s Potoroo Was Rescued on an Australian Island – 2014

Gilbert´s potoroo eating fungi. Illustration: Seppo Leinonen www.seppo.net

(This article was first published in Finnish in Suomen Luonto -magazine 6/2014.)
The Australians are succeeding in a task comparable to that of protecting the Saimaa ringed seal: saving the utterly endangered Gilbert’s potoroo from extinction.
Gilbert´s potoroo is an endemic species in Australia and one of the most endangered mammals in the world. It has been […]

Avainsanoina , , , , , | Kommentit pois päältä artikkelissa Gilbert´s Potoroo Was Rescued on an Australian Island – 2014

Only Cute and Cuddly Are Worth Conserving? – 2014

Children and adults watching otters in Dublin Zoo. Photo: Auli Kilpeläinen

(This article was published abbreviated in Helsingin Sanomat Kuukausiliite 511/2014.)
Professor of environmental science and politics, Chris Parsons has studied, how the names of animal species influence peoples´ attitudes towards species conservation.
Cute otters in Dublin Zoo, Ireland, are favourites of all visitors.
Students of George Mason University in Washington D.C. were asked about their attitudes towards the […]

Avainsanoina , , , , , | Kommentit pois päältä artikkelissa Only Cute and Cuddly Are Worth Conserving? – 2014