Species protection work
Content page | Published: 2017-11-01

The aim of species protection work is to secure species diversity alongside the protection of habitats and larger biotopes. The most visible part of the protection work is the protection of thre...

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The species expert groups in Finland
Content page | Published: 2017-11-10

The protection and management of species in Finland are administered by expert groups for different species and species groups. Members include researchers, environmental administration experts ...

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FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland
Content page | Published: 2017-09-18

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FRESHABIT LIFE IP - The rivers of Southwest Finland
The Finnish Shepherd Weeks concept is pursuing the award for the best European landscape project
Press release | Published: 2017-02-14

The Shepherd Weeks concept established by Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland unit was selected as the best landscape project in Finland in 2016 and will now be in the running for the Landscape Awa......

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Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016
Press release | Published: 2017-02-07

The Wolf Ambassadors of the Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto won the Biodiversity Award 2015-2016 of the IUCN National Committee of Finland. The Wolf Ambassadors were awarded on 7 February 2017 i......

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Something new on the Ministry of the Environment Instagram account
News | Published: 2016-08-12

This week the ministry's Instagram account will be taken over by Janni Laakso, who will post her own photos on the account for the whole week. This visit by Laakso, the winner of the 2015 #munympärist......

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Observation of the critically endangered Baltic Sea harbour porpoise starts again
Press release | Published: 2016-06-21

Early summer is a good time to observe harbour porpoises in the Baltic Sea waters. Harbour porpoise is the only species of cetaceans in the Baltic Sea, and it is critically endangered. The population ......

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Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility
Content page | Published: 2016-06-06

The Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) collects biodiversity data from Finland to an integrated e-infrastructure. It combines three kinds of biodiversity data, specimens, observations...

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Number of threatened mammal species decreased in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-01-25

The number of threatened mammal species decreased by four compared to the previous evaluation. No species were found to be more threatened than before. Conversely, four species, namely the European be......

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The web service of the Finnish Red List
Content page | Published: 2015-11-04

The basis of the data is the species data evaluated for the Red List published in 2010. The data is stored and continuously updated in the Species application of the Environmental data system Hertta....

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Bird wetlands in need of restoration, maintenance and protection
Press release | Published: 2014-09-09

The construction and restoration of wetlands can improve the living conditions of bird populations. According to a recent study, grazing is the single most important maintenance method for wetlands, d......

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Species in the EU Habitats and Bird Directives
Content page | Published: 2013-11-26

CURRENT The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a new report on the state of nature in the EU. State of Nature in the EU (EEA's news release, 20 May 2015) Th...

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Earlier evaluations of threatened species
Content page | Published: 2017-01-12

The first extensive evaluation of threatened species in Finland was conducted in the 1980s. The results were published as a Report on the Monitoring of Threatened Animals and Plants in Finland, in 19...

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Protected species
Content page | Published: 2013-11-04

The Nature Conservation Act (Chapter 6) protects all species of birds and mammals not specifically listed as game species or unprotected species. Species other than mammals or birds can be protected ...

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Content page | Published: 2014-06-16

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 l...

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Species
Content page | Published: 2016-06-30

One of the aims of species protection is to maintain the vital populations and areas of distribution of the native and established species. From the approximately 45,000 species found in Finland 2...

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Species monitoring
Content page | Published: 2013-11-26

Species monitoring means monitoring of the abundance, distribution and vitality of Finnish wild species, and factors related to these matters. Monitoring may be targeted at a single species or a...

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The 2010 Red List of Finnish species
Content page | Published: 2017-01-12

    Drawing: Terhi Ryttäri The fourth assessment of threatened species in Finland was published in 2010. ...

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Threatened species
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The threat status of Finnish species is evaluated every ten years; most recently in 2010. The results of the assessment are published in the Red List of Finnish Species, listing Regionally Extinct, T...

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