Category Archives: Natural and exact sciences

How healthy the Baltic Sea and its fish are

Ecotoxicologist Randel Kreitsberg writes about the health of the Baltic Sea and its fish (that by the way, also get cancer). Continue reading

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How important is “web spinning” in science

Animal ecologist Tuul Sepp shares her experience on the importance of networking in science. Continue reading

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Moving to the country in the midst of the coronavirus crisis: Have cities reached their growth limit?

Professor of Urban and Population Geography Tiit Tammaru writes about the urban-to-rural migration in Estonia in the light of coronavirus. Continue reading

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Snowy days have decreased substantially in Estonia

Geographers of the Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences of the University of Tartu have released a study indicating that the snow situation in Estonia has substantially changed in the last decades. While our grandfathers and grandmothers could often sled … Continue reading

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30 Maps of Estonia in 30 Days

Evelyn Uuemaa, a geographer and senior researcher in geoinformatics at the University of Tartu, challenged herself with the task of making 30 maps of Estonia – one in a day. Continue reading

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New southern species to reach Estonia: the European mantis

New species has reached Estonia from the south – the European mantis. Continue reading

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Everyone’s nature conservation – what can you do?

Ecologist Aveliina Helm elaborates on what everyone can do for nature conservation. Continue reading

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