Restoring nature on land and sea would have huge benefits for people’s health and well-being and help tackle the biodiversity and climate crises. A  publication  launched today by WWF brings this to life through a collection of real-world examples. These stories will be given the spotlight later today at a  high-level virtual event  joined by Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for […]

At the end of January and in the beginning of February, tour guides are organising a number of hikes in Estonia, many of which lead to internationally important wetlands, also known as Ramsar areas. The hikes will mark Wetlands Day with the aim of highlighting the importance of these natural biotic communities for the environment, […]

The team of the LIFE Mires Estoniahas the pleasure and honour to report that the president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid and her staff found an opportunity to visit the mires being restored on the initiative of the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF), and the recently completed Tudu educational trail. If one were to set up […]

Text: Triin Leetmaa, Urmas Sellis, Andres Kalamees Photos: Fleur, Elina Mélet-Garel, Andres Kalamees, Urmas Sellis livestream | news | forum The Capercaillie lek camera was installed in cooperation between Eagle Club and Birdlife Estonia in Lääne-Virumaa Tudusoo SPA. Nine displaying male capercaillies were counted in this lek in 2019. Hopefully, we will be able to verify that […]

VKG Kaevandused OÜ kaevandamisloa taotluse alusel algatas keskkonnaamet Oandu kaevanduse keskkonnamõju hindamise (KMH). Eesti Keskkonnaühenduste Koda, mille liige on ka Eestimaa Looduse Fond, esitas seisukohad ja ettepanekud KMH programmile. Kuna tööd võivad mõjutada ka sootaastamistööde tulemuslikkust Sirtsi looduskaitsealal, aitasime omalt poolt kaasa ettepanekute koostamisel. Taotletav kaevandusala asukoht on esitatud alloleval joonisel (pärineb KMH dokumentidest). Eesti […]