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The state of Finnish nature

The Luonnontila website is an information dissemination system for the state and development of biodiversity in FInland. The aim is to provide up-to-date, research-based information on changes occurring in nature and the underlying factors.

Forests are the most common and species rich environment type in Finland. Forests growing on mineral soil cover ca. 35% of the total area of Finland.
The portion of the Baltic Sea under Finnish jurisdiction covers ca. 82 000 square kilometers. This equals 19% of Finland's total area.

Indicators by environment type

Monitoring the state of nature is based on indicators through which the most significant changes in Finland’s biodiversity can be presented in a clear and up-to-date form. These indicators are categorized by major environment type from largest to smallest.