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.

Press releases and news

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International Landscape Day 20 October 2020 festivities to include a photo competition and landscape walks

Tuesday 20 October 2020 is International Landscape Day. The Ministry of the Environment will organise a photo contest in honour of the day and the Rural Women’s Advisory Organisation will organise guided landscape walks. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the European Landscape Convention.
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Published 2013-05-14 at 16:07, updated 2020-10-05 at 15:22