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GALLERY: Discovering Finland’s urban wildlife residents

How well do you know your neighbours? No, not your human neighbours, but the other animals that share our cities, towns and villages with...

GALLERY: Finland’s great tits! Also blue tits, coal tits, crested tits...

The Paridae is a large family of small birds found in the Northern Hemisphere and Africa. They are commonly referred to as tits over...

Korkeasaari’s oldest resident, Coco the sloth, dies age 47

The oldest resident at Helsinki's Korkeasaari Zoo has died age 47. Coco the Hoffman's two-toed sloth - nicknamed Lazy Coco in Finnish - was the...

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...