Tag: ecosystem services

A study shows the important economic impact of the wilderness economy for Finland


On Thursday 24 May 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry held a seminar on…

Finland boasts the largest organic wild collection area in the world

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Lingonberry branch.

Collecting organic and wild produce presents Finnish agriculture and bioeconomy new opportunities. Linking the pure&…

The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management help the Finns to grow diverse and productive forests

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Tapio's Best practice's logo and young forest in the background.

The Best Practices for Sustainable Forest Management have guided the Finnish forests management for several&…

Publication: Finland is a forerunner in new bioeconomy innovations

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The publication “Wood-Based Bioeconomy Solving Global Challenges”, written by top experts from companies, research institutes&…

Spruce resin harvested by hand in Finland to treat a variety of skin problems

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Resin drop on a spruce trunk.

There is liquid forest gold glimmering in the bioeconomy side streams. The Pihqa spruce resin&…

Nature photography and travelling boosting sparsely populated areas

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A bear in a forest.

An animal can be shot down only once but photographed hundreds – even thousands of…

The Finnish national parks have a high return on investment – the visitor volumes are going up

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Julma-Ölkky canyon lake.

Finnish outdoor activities are currently attracting both Finnish and international tourists. The visitor numbers of&…

HaliPuu brings the Finnish forest within everybody’s reach

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A girl hugging a tree in wintery forest.

A forest cannot be exported. Its ancient root systems reach deep underground, even when the&…


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Black alder forest.

One-third of the Earth’s surface is forest. In Finland, forest coverage is 75 percent –…