Green and blue infrastructure
|14) Study what is meant by green and blue infrastructure (ecological network) under Finnish conditions. Incorporate the formation of an ecological network into land use planning objectives, in order to prevent the fragmentation of unbroken natural areas.|
|Responsible institutions: Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Status in 2018: In 2017, the Finnish Environment Institute published a report on the principles of green infrastructure in Finland. This report summarises how ecosystem services and biodiversity depend on green infrastructure and how the legislation should be changed to better acknowledge green infrastructure.
|Further information: Similä, J., Borgström, S., Kopperoinen, L., Itkonen, P., Auvinen, A.-P. & Koivulehto, M. 2017. Dependence of ecosystem services and biodiversity on green infrastructure and changes needed in the regulation (in Finnish with English summary). Ympäristöministeriön raportteja 17 | 2017. 128 s. http://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/79988|
- Updated (17.03.2019)