Nature

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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Finland’s comprehensive Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) now in English

2019-12-19
One of the most comprehensive in the world, the assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland is now available also in English. The Red List of all of Finland’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems was first published in Finnish in December 2018. The methodology applied in Finland – the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Categories and Criteria – is new but gradually becoming the common standard for assessing the threat status of ecosystems and habitats.
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