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Summary Eesti Loodus 2015/6-7

 SPECIAL ISSUE: LIVONIA The Livonian coast is characterized by sand dunes and forest expanses Dace Sāmīte describes the nature of the Livonian coast at Courland, with expressive dunes and pine forests. Who are the Livonians? A group of authors explain the most common questions regarding the Livonians or Livs – a ……»


Summary Eesti Loodus 2015/9

Ocean acidification poses a great threat to the marine ecosystems of the whole world Liina Pajusalu, Georg Martin, Tiina Paalme, Arno Põllumäe and Katarina Oganjan draw attention to the the effects of the increased CO2 concentrations in sea water. The most threatened group is the organisms with calcareous skeletons. Estonian ……»


Summary Eesti Loodus 2014/11

Successful invasions of the Northern Hawk Owl Uku Paal describes the invasions of the spectacular northern owl into Estonia through the history and looks for reasons why these invasions have lately become more frequent. The author has collected all data about the findings and reports of the owl in our ……»


Summary Eesti Loodus 2014/10

How to recognize an insect IX. Butterflies and caddisflies. Mati Martin’s series of insects has reached to butterflies, the most numerous and perhaps best known group of insects – the genus of butterflies, the Lepidopterans. There are several ways to classify the butterflies. Hobbyists prefer to make difference between day ……»


Summary Eesti Loodus 2014/9

An autumn view into the world of fungi Irja Saar guides the reader to the interesting world of fungi, introducing the nutrition manners and basic types of construction of different mushroom species. She explains how fungi are classified into two main groups based on the way they obtain organic compounds: ……»