Story | 31 Jan, 2020
One of the most comprehensive in the world, the assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland is now available also in English.
Story | 23 Oct, 2019
The entirety of protected area management and governance has been available in one book since the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney. The Spanish version of this publication, 'Protected Area Governance and Management’, was launched in Lima, on 15 October 2019, at the third Latin American…
Story | 10 Mar, 2019
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 (mosses). The primary threat is the…
Story | 04 Mar, 2019
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 Nature. The award was given out in…
Story | 04 Mar, 2019
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 the new assessment methodology called…
Story | 07 Mar, 2017
The Wolf Ambassadors of the Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto won the Biodiversity Award 2015-2016 of the IUCN National Committee of Finland. The Wolf Ambassadors were awarded on 7 February 2017 in Helsinki.
Story | 27 Mar, 2015
IUCN officially announces Helsinki, Finland, as the host of the 2015 Regional Conservation Forum for Europe, North and Central Asia, from 14 to 17 December 2015.
Story | 02 Apr, 2014
Summary based on the original Finnish document approved by the Ministry of the Environment.
Edited by Mervi Heinonen, Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services.
Final version approved by the National IUCN Committee of Finland, June 17th, 2013.