METSO forest biodiversity program - A new way of conservation thinking

The Finnish forest biodiversity program METSO aims to halt the ongoing decline in the biodiversity of forest habitats and species, and establish stable and favourable trends in forest ecosystems. Based on compensations paid for voluntary conservation efforts of private forest owners, METSO is an innovative approach to forest biodiversity conservation. Find out more.


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A snapshot to Forest Biodiversity Programme for Southern Finland (METSO) in 2015

The Forest Biodiversity Programme for Southern Finland METSO reached most of the objectives set for 2015. Under the METSO Programme action is taken on a voluntary basis to protect and enhance forest biodiversity. A total of 5 877 hectares were protected permanently and 1 448 hectares for a fixed period of time.
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FACT SHEETS - METSO Programme in brief

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