State of the environment in Finland
The human handprint is evident everywhere in the natural environment of Finland. Sometimes these traces are so substantial that the well-being of nature is threatened. In other matters, the situation has improved or is improving. How does the state of the environment affect our own well-being?
Reliable information on the state of the environment in Finland
These pages summarize the current state of the environment in Finland: what are the greatest concerns and which things are already improving, what has led to the current situation and how things can be corrected. The presented information is for the most part based on material and data produced by the Finnish environmental administration, but other data sources have also been used. We can learn from these pages that there are still many problems, but also solutions. The optimism is justified by the fact that the Finnish society has widely taken on the task of putting Finland on sustainable track.