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Di­verse live­li­hoods helped re­si­li­ent Levän­luhta people sur­vive a cli­mate dis­as­ter

A multidisciplinary research group coordinated by the University of Helsinki dated the bones of dozens of Iron Age residents of the Levänluhta site in Finland, and studied the carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios. The results provide an overview of the dietary habits based on terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems, as well as of sources of livelihoods throughout the Levänluhta era.

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Aino Juslén elected as vice-chair of DiSSCo General Assembly

The Distributed System of Scientific Collections (DiSSCo) is a new world-class Research Infrastructure (RI) for natural science collections. Dr. Aino Juslén, Director of the Zoology Unit from The Finnish Museum of Natural History Luomus, was elected as vice-chair of the DiSSCo General Assembly at the end of February.

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Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility

Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) compiles Finnish biodiversity information to one single service for open access sharing. Laji.fi-portal invites you to browse wide range of information on species, their occurrences, distribution and scientific collections and to record and share your own observations.

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