Slideshow: Why would you repeatedly brave the freezing, northern Finnish winter night? To photograph the Northern Lights!
Finland’s 188,000 lakes offer leisure activities all year round and show how the country invests in the environment.
Close-to-nature Finland has seven natural symbols, including a national fish, a national tree and even a national insect.
Finland’s new annual Nature Day highlights the joy and wellbeing the country’s beautiful natural settings can provide.
Slideshow and video: Multilingual Finnish app NatureGate makes it easy to identify and learn about plants and animals.
The Finnish summer means long days outside, summer cottages and fresh, seasonal cuisine (article includes recipes).
We check out the unique Finnish cultural sites and natural features included on the famous Unesco World Heritage list.
Slideshow: We take a look around Lonna Island, a newly opened spot in Helsinki, near the famous fortress of Suomenlinna.
Suomenlinna, the historic island fortress outside Helsinki, depends on a ferry link – even when the sea freezes (slideshow).
The Finns are keen nature photographers, entering contests at home and abroad. (See slideshow – but it’s not all pretty.)
In autumn, Finns feast on fresh local food. A Helsinki chef explains what’s so special about fall – and shares recipes.
In Finland, retreating to the summer cottage helps maintain wellbeing by tuning into nature, resting and relaxing.
Unlike what its name might imply, Helvetinjärvi (Hell’s Lake) National Park offers peace and a feast for the senses.
Our reporter embarks on a safari on Finland’s largest lake, Lake Saimaa, to catch a glimpse of the world’s rarest seal.
Anyone may roam the Finnish countryside freely, no matter who owns the land, thanks to the concept of Everyman’s Right.
Just outside Helsinki, Haltia Finnish Nature Centre forms a showcase like no other for Finland’s wilderness and nature.
Chef Sami Tallberg uses Finnish wild food in his cuisine. It forms a growing trend – and a growing export for Finland.
Part two of our series on the forest industry takes a different perspective: sustainability and non-industrial value.
We relish the crisp fall air, bringing you eye-catching photos of a city where green leaves are turning red, orange and yellow.
Birds and birdwatchers flock north to Finland’s new national wetland conservation centre on Liminka Bay.
Slideshow: Explore the picturesque Vantaa River, the perfect place to swim, canoe, fish or cycle, just outside Helsinki.
Slideshow: Engaging nature photos ranging from northern Finnish scenery to Helsinki crows with a sense of humour.
A “forest daycare” outside Helsinki encourages skills and values that stem from the Finnish love of nature.
We visit a Finnish farm where you can pet and feed moose, and then eat a tasty meal of moose meat as well.
Video: Millenium Youth Camp introduces talented young people to Finnish expertise in science, maths and technology.
Have you ever wondered what mythical creatures might exist in Finland’s vast forests and lakes? See our field guide.
Join our tour of nature in Finland to see a complex, diverse country that can best be described by the word "contrast."
In early summer in the forests of the Kainuu region love is in the air – for bears.
Three large, fluffy eagle owl fledglings amuse nature-lovers right in downtown Helsinki as spring arrives in Finland.
Slideshow: The Finns make the most out of a cold winter by using the frozen ocean as a park for walking, skiing and more.
Green energy promoters around the world are watching eastern Finland, Europe’s leading region in sustainable wood energy.
A technically ingenious underwater shot by Pekka Tuuri took the top prize in this year's Nature Photograph of the Year awards.
Kvarken Archipelago: Thousands of islands are gradually emerging from the sea off Finland’s west coast – and Unesco has noticed.
Our photos show that you don't have to leave the Finnish capital to find greenery and peaceful scenery.
The future looks bright for wildlife and ecotourism in southwestern Finland's Archipelago National Park after certification by PAN Parks.
A late-night climb to the scenic summit of Luosto Fell, 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, is a great way to experience the phenomenon of the midnight sun.
Red-flanked bluetails, hawk owls and black woodpeckers are among Finland's feathered attractions for bird-loving tourists.
Jouni Palosaari helped lift Lapland's Levi ski resort from small-time holiday destination to World Cup slalom venue.
Just a couple hours from Helsinki, Repovesi National Park forms a nature conservation success story.
A city girl lands in Lapland and is surprised to find that she loves the wilderness and the midnight sun.
With a catchment area spanning nine countries, the Baltic Sea is becoming overloaded.
Pick them yourself or buy them at the market: the season for berries and mushrooms lasts through summer and autumn.
With its unspoiled wilderness and tens of thousands of lakes, Finland forms a natural destination for fishing enthusiasts.
You can observe shifting horizons, eerie ships and other mirages along the Finnish coastline.
A Canadian journalist discovers new hues of light and dark while on a ski trip in Lapland.