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  • Red List of finnish species 2019 Photo: Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

    Red List of Finnish species - every ninth species in Finland is threatened


     A new assessment of threatened species indicates an increasing loss of biodiversity in Finnish nature. Of the 22,000 species evaluated, 11.9% were classified as threatened. The highest proportion of threatened species is found among birds and bryophytes...

  • Sea Trout Photo: Miikka Pulliainen

    Restoration of Urban Longinoja Brook Wins Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-2018


    Perseverance in the voluntary restoration of the urban brook of Longinoja in the Malmi suburb of Helsinki won the Finnish Biodiversity Award 2017-2018. The winner was chosen by the National Committee of Finland of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of...

  • RLE Photo: Seppo Tuominen

    Finland Publishes the Most Comprehensive Red List of Ecosystems in the World


    The results of the extensive assessment for the Red List of all of Finland’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems were published in December 2018. The threat status of ecosystem or habitat types in Finland was now evaluated for the second time, using this time...


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