Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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Mats Sandewall, SLU. Photo: Olof Bergvall, SLU.Researcher Mats Sandewall: International forest issues on his agenda

Since 1987 Vietnam has made significant reforms in its institutions and towards a market economy. Among other things, state-owned land has been partitioned and allocated to individual households, which must agree to grow trees on it. As a result, half a century of deforestation has been followed by a sharp net increase in the area of forested land. Read more...

 

 

 


Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Professor, SLU. Photo: Ann-Katrin Hallin, SLUProfessor Nadarajah Sriskandarajah: Involving the public in decisions on commons

"We need to create meeting places where our common knowledge base can be increased" argues Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, or Sri as he likes to be called, Professor of Environmental Communication at SLU. Read more...

 

 

 


Jenny Kreuger, SLU. Photo: Jenny Svennås-Gillner, SLU.Researcher Jenny Kreuger: Environmental toxins know no boundaries

After use on crops, pesticides have long moved freely between countries, carried by wind and water. This leakage is a major environmental problem. Attempts are being made to solve it by way of international cooperation. Read more...

 

 

 



Carl-Gustaf Thornström, Associate Professor, SLU. Photo: Jenny Svennås-Gillner, SLUAssociate Professor Carl-Gustaf Thornström: Plant research faster than legislation

GMO is an emotive term – genetic modification, or as its opponents call it, genetic manipulation. This creates an image of a Dr Frankenstein sitting in a laboratory creating clones at the bidding of a multinational industry. Read more...

 

 


Researcher Björn Vinnerås: We are all Peepoople

One billion of the world’s population does not have a toilet. A few more billions use primitive dry toilets and risk infections. This is the starting point for Peepoo, a bag which turns the notion of what a toilet is, upside down. Read more... 

 

 

 


Researcher Karin Beland Lindahl: Following Global Forest Trends

Karin Beland Lindahl, researcher at SLU, studies international forest trends and how they may affect future forest management in Sweden. Read more...

 

 

 

 


Professor Willem Goedkoop: Developing Arctic Environmental Monitoring

Professor Willem Goedkoop at SLU is leading the work of developing a monitoring plan for the world’s Arctic freshwaters. Read more...



 

 

 


Professor Janken Myrdal: Bringing Agrarian History to Global Future

Professor Janken Myrdal at SLU will in his next book project describe the European and Asian Agrarian History during 1000 years. Read more...

 


 

 


ProfessorUlf Gärdenfors: Leading IT Project for Species Information in Europe

Ulf Gärdenfors is professor at the Swedish Species Information Centre, SLU and has a global perspective on species conservation. Read more...

 

 

 


Professor Leif Norrgren: Working towards a Non-Toxic World

Leif Norrgren is Professor at SLU with a strong international commitment to environmental issues. He collaborates with people all over the world in projects concerning toxic substances and pathogens connected to water. Read more...

 

 

 


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