Impact of forest management and host diversity on tick-borne disease risk

Last changed: 22 March 2021
A tick on a blade of grass, photo.

In recent decades, tick-borne diseases have become more common in Sweden and other parts of Europe. The reasons are believed to be, among other things, climate change, land-use change, as well as changes in the size and composition of host populations.

Go to the Swedish version of this page to read more and to find contact details for the researchers involved.


The one-year project was launched in 2018 and was financed by SLU Future One Health (previously SLU Future Animals, Nature and Health).

SLU Future One Health supports interdisciplinary research that is part of the One Health concept – optimal health and welfare for both humans and animals in sustainable ecosystems.

Read more about SLU Future One Health, ongoing research projects and forthcoming funding opportunities.