How the current measures are targeted to descriptors of the state of marine environment:

Non-indigenous species

  • Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species
  • Act on Managing the Risk Caused by Alien Species (1709/2015)
  • Government decree (2/2000) implementing the Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area
  • Act on the exclusive economic zone of Finland (Laki Suomen talousvyöhykkeestä 1058/2004)
  • Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Finland for the years 2012–2020, ‘Saving Nature for People’ regarding combating invasive alien species (Government Resolution of 21 December 2006)
  • National Strategy on Invasive Alien Species (Government Resolution of 15 March 2012)
  • Government Report “Challenges of the Baltic Sea and on Baltic Sea Policy” regarding combating invasive alien species (2009)