Escrito em 13 de junho de 2022
Finland is a complex and diverse country in terms of habitats and it is not easy to describe in a simple word. The country is home to the arctic Lapland, to the taiga and dense forests, to several lakes, and to bogs and eskers, typical of arctic countries.
Finland is so far north that it lies in the same latitudes as Alaska or Central Siberia. About a quarter of the country is north of the Arctic Circle, but the country is far more than just cold arctic landscapes.
The country is located between the east and west, and the climate ... Ler mais
Escrito em 30 de maio de 2022
Practising birdwatching with children can be a very healthy way of spending quality time with family outdoors.
Also, getting children interested in birdwatching is a great way of connecting them with nature, introducing them to wildlife and teaching them about the environment and the importance of nature conservation.
For that, it is important to teach children some safety and leave no trace rules and tips. It is vital that they understand the importance of keeping quiet and distance as well as be aware of possible hazards, but of course, leaving space for them to explore and learn by themselves.
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Escrito em 19 de maio de 2022
What’s citizen science?
First of all, let’s start by clarifying what citizen science is. This relatively recent term can be described as a collaborative scientific research process in which non-scientists, non-trained or citizen scientists, collaborate with scientists, who are trained professionals.
This new line of action, normally voluntary, has changed the scientific landscape for both scientific communities and the general public, creating a stronger link between science and people, and providing the opportunity for two-way engagement between the public and scientists, which can lead to increased topical literacy in participants and has the capacity to influence policy and decision-making at ... Ler mais