Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
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News from Future Forests

 Picture from an excursion with Future Forests scientists and reference group.

Future Forests is heading for IUFRO2014

Future Forests researchers and senior management group will be represented at IUFRO. Come see us in our booth 523, listen to our talks and look at our posters, and follow us on Twitter @_Futureforests.

News from Future Forests

Articles from Future Forests attracting attention

A recently published article about the resilience of global productions systems by Rist et al has been awarded an F1000-recommendation. The Faculty of 1000 is a panel of senior scientists and leading experts in biology and medicine. Recommendations are given regarding the most important current articles in their respective fields. Read more about this

Forest conflicts - drivers for change?

Competition for natural resources is toughening – and so the conflicts increase.  In a special edition of the research journal, Forest Policy and Economics, Future Forests researchers have contributed on the theme of forest conflicts. Read more about the special edition and forest conflicts here

Resilience thinking – useful for forest management?

Interest in resilience thinking in the context of forestry is growing. Eventually practical tools will be available and resilience ideas put into practice in forest management. Read more


What is Future Forests?

Future Forests is a research program initiated by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is host and  the program is a joint initiative between SLU, Umeå University och Skogforsk.


Recent publications

Axelsson, E.P.; Lundmark, T.; Högberg, P.; Nordin, A. 2014 Belowground Competition Directs Spatial Patterns of Seedling Growth in Boreal Pine Forests in Fennoscandia. Forests 2014, 5, 2106-2121.

Lindqvist, S., Sandström, C., Bjärstig, T., Kvastegård, E. 2014. The changing role of hunting in Sweden- From subsistence to ecosystem stewardship? Alces, Vol 50 2014.

More publications


Page updated: 2014-09-29. Page editor: Annika.Mossing@slu.se

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