Biodiversity

The loss of biodiversity continues

Approximately one nineth of species in Finland is threatened. And nearly half (48%) of Finlands less than 400 natural habitats are classifien threatened.

National indicators

Peltosirkku
Only 1% of the ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana) population remains compared to 30 years ago. The primary reasons for this decline include more intensive farming and a less diverse rural environment. Photo Esa Nikunen.
Suohopeatäplä
Cranberry fritillary (Boloria aquilonaris). It is still quite common also in the mires of Central and Southern Finland. Photo Pekka Malinen.

       

 

Published 2015-06-09 at 15:24, updated 2021-07-02 at 13:43
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