Finland’s best landscape project sought for the sixth time
Press release | Published: 2018-02-12

The Ministry of the Environment is again searching for Finland’s best landscape project. As candidates the Ministry of invites projects where landscapes have been successfully managed, protected or de......

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Saimaa well placed for inclusion in UNESCO Global Geoparks Network
Press release | Published: 2018-01-25

Finland has submitted an application to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO concerning the establishment of a Geopark in the Saimaa region in the counties of South Savo and......

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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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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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Multiple use planning
Content page | Published: 2014-01-29

Objective: to integrate multiple uses The objective of multiple use planning (integrative planning) of coastal areas is to develop a new type of planning method, combining the objectives o...

Multiple use planning
Landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-04

Landscapes are an integral part of local identities, everyday lives and the wellbeing of people. Landscapes are formed by interaction between humans and nature, which makes them bearers of historical...

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Nationally valuable landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

There are 156 areas in Finland that have been classified as nationally valuable landscapes. They represent the cultural landscapes of our country, and their value is based on culturally significant n...

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National landscapes
Content page | Published: 2013-11-01

The 27 national landscapes of Finland represent the special environmental and cultural features of the country. National landscapes have great symbolic value and widely recognised significance in cul...

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Natural habitats
Content page | Published: 2013-11-15

Natural habitats include land and water areas characterised by certain environmental conditions, and by the plant and animal species typical of such areas. Natural habitats are affected by soil an...

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Nature
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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