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Nature Panel (the Finnish national IPBES panel) promotes the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services. The chair of the multidisciplinary Nature Panel is Professor Janne Kotiaho, University of Jyväskylä.

Medow biodiversity in the North Finland. Photo Riku Lumiaro.


Second term of Nature panel has started

Professor Janne Kotiaho from the University of Jyväskylä has started as the new chair of the panel. The second term of Nature panel will cover the years 2019-2022. The panel members are experts from research institutions, universities and state administration.

Primers on the forthcoming assessment reports by IPBES

IPBES publishes five new assessment reports in March 2018.

Contact persons

Janne Kotiaho


Janne Kotiaho

 Chair of the Nature Panel





Juha Pöyry




Juha Pöyry

Sceretary of the Nature Panel