Browsing all posts tagged under »Biodiversity«

Southern Finland

Southern Finland

→  November 16, 2009 0

The forests in Southern Finland are the richest in the country in terms of habitat and species diversity. These forests are important also for the people for many reasons: recreation, education and nature services like berry picking and hunting

257 researchers demand an end for logging in Finnish old-growth forests

→  July 2, 2007 0

257 Finnish researchers have been demanding an end for logging in Finnish old-growth forests by appealing to the Minister of Forestry Juha Korkeaoja. The researchers also present reasons why they think the preservation of the old natural forests that are still located outside of protected areas is necessary from ecological, social and cultural points of [...]

Certifying extinction?

Certifying extinction?

→  September 1, 2004 0

– An assesment of the revised standards of the Finnish forest certification system Read the report ”Finland’s forests are among the most intensively managed in the world. Over 50 million cubic metres of wood are harvested every year from the country’s 20 million hectares of commercial forests. The Finnish forest management model has resulted in the rapid conversion of [...]