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Crayfish season begins, with warm spring boosting their size and numbers

Fishermen can begin catching crayfish today with the annual start of the season which continues through until the end of October. Warm water temperatures throughout...

GALLERY: Birds of Suomenoja wetlands

Suomenoja wetland area in Espoo is the cite of a former sewage treatment plant which has become a paradise for many bird species. One of...

GALLERY: Spring awakening for Finland’s hibernating wild bears

Despite the current coronavirus restrictions - and after the dark snowless winter months - spring has reached at least the southern half of Finland. In...

Must-see TV: ‘Nature Live’ webcams launch at just the right moment

WWF Suomi has opened up its 'Nature Live' spring webcams to the public where - with a little luck - viewers can observe snakes...

GALLERY: Adorable forest rodents foraging in the snow

The bank vole is Finland’s most abundant mammal with a population estimated at about 300 million during peak years. Bank voles live in forest and...

Winter fishing nets continue to threaten Saimaa ringed seals 

The Finnish Association for Nature Conservation FANC says that rare Saimaa ringed seals are being threatened by winter fishing nets, after two of the...

Chelsea Flower Show garden celebrates Finland’s Baltic coast

A Finnish garden at this year's Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London will celebrate the country's Baltic coast and sauna culture. 'The Finnish...

GALLERY: Finland’s colourful winter birds

It might be the warmest winter for a decade in Finland, but there's still been some record snowfalls in Lapland, and plenty of winter...

Wolf killed after stalking a woman and her baby in Kauhajoki

Authorities in Kauhajoki have shot dead a wolf after it followed a woman walking with her baby in a stroller to their home, and...

GALLERY: Winter feeding attracts Finland’s small birds

It's that time of year when all the leaves have fallen from the trees, the hedgerows are looking bare, and you might be able...