The loss of biodiversity continues

Approximately one nineth of species in Finland is threatened. And nearly half (48%) of Finlands less than 400 natural habitats are classifien threatened.

National indicators

Only 1% of the ortolan bunting (Emberiza hortulana) population remains compared to 30 years ago. The primary reasons for this decline include more intensive farming and a less diverse rural environment. Photo Esa Nikunen.
Cranberry fritillary (Boloria aquilonaris). It is still quite common also in the mires of Central and Southern Finland. Photo Pekka Malinen.



Published 2015-06-09 at 15:24, updated 2021-07-02 at 13:43