Finland is committed to promoting the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
The goals of the Ministry of the Environment:
- Halting the loss of biodiversity in Finland by 2020
- Reaching and maintaining a favourable conservation status with regard to species and habitat types
- Safeguarding the functioning of ecosystems
- Ensuring the good state of rivers, lakes, groundwater reserves and the Baltic Sea.
Sune Karlsson, Picture Agency Gorilla