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


Finland’s best landscape project sought for the eighth time

The competition for Finland’s best landscape project is here once more. Projects in which landscapes have been successfully managed, protected or planned are invited to enter this competition organised by the Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Environment Institute. NGOs as well as regional and local authorities can enter their projects that have already been completed. The competition will close on 2 September 2022.
Go to press releases and news of the Finnish Environment Institute
Go to news of the Ministry of the Environment
Published 2013-05-14 at 16:07, updated 2020-10-05 at 15:22