Nature

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.

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SYKE Policy Brief: Ecological compensation needs to be used to secure biodiversity

SYKE Policy Brief: Ecological compensation needs to be used to secure biodiversity

2019-11-20
In ecological compensation local damage caused by construction or industry is offset by improving biodiversity elsewhere. The principle is that the compensation is paid by the one that causes the damage. The SYKE Policy Brief published today states that legislation is needed to create rules for the compensation. The publication is aimed at decision-makers and companies.
Press releases and news of the Finnish Environment Institute
Press releases and news of the Ministry of the Environment
Published 2013-05-14 at 16:07, updated 2019-06-18 at 10:43