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Background Freshwater habitats are among the most threatened habitat types globally. In the 2007-2012 conservation status assessment of the EU Habitats Directive (Article 17), none of the freshwater, coastal, and groundwater dependent wetland habitats in Europe fully met favourable conservation status, and most are in unfavourable conservation status. Alm ...
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Background The project area includes 32 Natura 2000 network sites (over a total area of 363 000 ha) located in south-western Lapland. The area is extremely valuable and vulnerable due to its unique biodiversity and rare limestone soil. Areas outside the Natura 2000 sites are mostly commercial forests, where mining districts and claims, peat industry and b ...
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Safer Roads for Users

Start date: May 22, 2013, End date: Jul 21, 2015,

The main objective of the Project is to eliminate border effect expressed with difference in road accident risks for road users in EU and RF sides of Barents Region. Harmonisation of principles and instruments to manage accident risk for users, caused by factor "Road and its surrounding" is expected to be able harmonise road conditions both sides of the border, improve fluency of road transport fl ...
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The Barents Freeway

Start date: Sep 3, 2012, End date: May 30, 2015,

Economic and social development of local communities in the Kolarctic area through optimization of transport infrastructure development on a base of the common Barents Region Transport Strategy responding to new challenges arising in the Arctic and Northern periphery. Achievements: ...
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Assessment tools for detecting the effects of harmful substances, water regulation and climate change will be developed in the Finnish, Norwegian and Russian border region within the project. The aim of the project is to develop tools used by environmental authorities and researchers when assessing the impacts of airborne emissions, regulation of waterways and climate change on the environment. Th ...
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Reconstruction of the road Kandalaksha-Alakurtti-Salla checkpoint

Start date: Jun 26, 2012, End date: Dec 25, 2014,

The project reconstructs the section 100-130km of the road Salla-Alakurtti. The road is a cross-border route between Russian Federation and the European Union Achievements: The project has reconstructed a 30 km road section between Salla in Finland and Kandalaksha in Ru ...
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Arctic Biological, Cultural and Geological heritage (ABCGheritage)

Start date: Mar 22, 2012, End date: Dec 21, 2014,

... topics geotourism, nature protection in the Green Belt and environ-mental education- Common monitoring system of phenological processes in nature by schools- Plan of exhibition for the new nature centre on Lake Tsuna in Lapland Reserve- Development plan of geotourism in Pyhä-Luosto NP and Khibiny Tundra- Overall development plan of cooperation under the Green Belt for 10 years
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Barents Low Volume Road Management

Start date: Jan 4, 2011, End date: Jul 4, 2013,

The overall objective is in the project: harmonisation of regional practices on the voluntary basis rather than by directives. Developing the economy of Kolarctic core regions through improving of their currently non-adequately managed low volume road networks resulting in better economic activity and improved access to their regional, national and international markets. The specific objectives ar ...
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Ground water supply in Sortavala district

Start date: Apr 12, 2011, End date: Apr 11, 2013,

Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to improve the drinking water quality in two settlements of Karelia and to transfer this experience to other territories of the Barents region and Russia. Main activities• Studying the benefits of water supply from ground sources in Finland in the conditions similar in geological structure to the territory of Russian Karelia.• Improvement of ...
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Background Mires are one of the most important habitat types in terms of conservation of biodiversity in northern Europe. In Finland and Lapland, aapa mires represent the most diverse type of habitat occurring on peat lands. In addition to the broad diversity of habitat types, aapa mires are specifically important for conserving diverse avifauna. They are ...
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