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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Finnish youth wish for strong international biodiversity targets and a clear plan to achieve them

Young people want strong targets to be set for biodiversity, and a clear plan to achieve the targets. According to young people, important elements to be taken into account include corporate responsibility and load to the environment caused by economic activities. On Friday 24 January, 60 young people from different parts of Finland met in a workshop organised by the Youth League of the Finnish Norden Association and the Ministry of the Environment to draft their own recommendations.
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