This part contains information on biological diversity, protected and endangered species in Finland, as well as their monitoring, natural habitats and their restauration, geological features and landscapes.

Biological diversity is defined as species diversity, the genetic variation within a species, and ecosystem diversity. Human well-being depends on diverse nature.

Press releases and news


Study: Finland has some readiness for implementation of EU biodiversity strategy

“Impacts of EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 for Finland” is a study by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), which produced background information to allow Finland to effectively participate in matters such as planning the details and implementing the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, and to make it possible to take the goals of the strategy into account in the planning of the Finnish national biodiversity strategy.
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Published 2013-05-14 at 16:07, updated 2020-10-05 at 15:22