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The 2010 Red List of Finnish Species published
The 2010 Red List of Finland's Species was published on 1 Dec 2010. The publication can be found here: http://www.environment.fi/redlist.
There are 2,247 threatened species in Finland, which is 10.5 per cent of the 21,400 species evaluated. The number of species evaluated is exceptionally large, even by international standards. In 2010, over 6,000 more species were evaluated than in the previous evaluation in 2000. During the last ten years, the status of 186 species (10.0 per cent of the 1,505 species evaluated in 2000) has improved, while that of 356 has deteriorated. This indicates that, whilst species continue to decline, conservation efforts are also producing results for many species.
One general plus five more detailed press releases can be found on the same theme page. On this page you will also find the publication which is published with Finnish and English running side by side.
Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services have been very much involved in gathering the information and making the publication come true, together with many relevant organisations under the leadership of the Ministry of the Environment.
Source: Liisa Nikula, Senior Advisor, International Cooperation Metsähallitus, Natural Heritage Services