Finland clear-cuts forests at accelerating rate

Recreational Forest Clearcut and Willow Tit

Forestry in Finland has been so intensive and harsh, that even formerly common forest species, like Willow Tit, are in trouble. In 2015 it was classified as vulnerable on the Red List because of population declines.

Finnish government wants to increase wood harvests by nearly 25 %. This will further reduce forest biodiversity and carbon sink will shrink.

What Finland doesn’t want you to know about its forests – article by Satu Hassi Feb 2, 2017

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