Red Lists of Threatened Species: Drivers in the Nordics Countries

Digital half-day workshop
April 22nd, 2021, 9.00 am - 12.45 pm (GMT +1 hour)

Hydnellum - photo Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson

You are welcome to participate in a half-day workshop where we will hear about the situation for threatened species, main threats and possible trends of these in the Nordic countries.

Speakers are representatives from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden working with the national Red Lists.

We will discuss similarities and differences between countries and what we can learn from these.

In themed discussions, we will focus on changes in drivers of threats over time, the limitations, possibilities and perceptions of the Red Lists and finally how Red Lists are and can be used in conservation work. The workshop is aimed at anyone who works with or is interested to work with Red Lists. 

Our speakers are:

Jesper Erenskjold Moeslund, Aarhus University, Denmark

Ulla-Maja Liukko, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland

Kristinn Haukur Skarphéðinsson, Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Iceland

Snorre Henriksen & Siri Hånes Langen, Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre, Norway

Ulf Bjelke, Swedish Species Information Centre, Sweden

You sign up for the workshop by sending an email to Please write your name, workplace or organization and country you are based in.

Last day to sign up is 16 April, 2021.

More detailed schedule of the day, including Zoom-links, will be sent out to the participants before the workshop.

Photo: Hydnellum - Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson