Special arrangements and new guidelines for people visiting Luomus. The Natural History Museum and the glasshouses in Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden are closed 1.12.2020–31.3.2021. The Natural History Museum will open on Thurs. 1.4. and the glasshouses in Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden on Sat. 3.4. (updated 22.2.2021)
Data on invasive alien species is more easily and comprehensively available on the updated vieraslajit.fi website. Content providers in the data service, maintained by the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) and edited by the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke).
A research team from the University of Helsinki has discovered a tree hyrax in the Taita Hills, Kenya, which may belong to a species previously unknown to science.
Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility
Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF) compiles Finnish biodiversity information to one single service for open access sharing. Laji.fi-portal invites you to browse wide range of information on species, their occurrences, distribution and scientific collections and to record and share your own observations.