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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Reform of the Nature Conservation Act begins with public consultation

2020-01-24
The process to reform the Nature Conservation Act has been started with an online survey to hear the people’s views in the very beginning of the process. The project comprises the reform of the Nature Conservation Act and Nature Conservation Decree and drafting of a new act concerning the compensation for damages caused by protected species. The third element to be developed is ecological compensation.
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