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SLU Swedish Biodiversity Centre

SLU Swedish Biodiversity Centre provides new perspectives on the importance of biodiversity for people and communities.

News from CBM

  • 22 May 2023

    Bee engaged for our pollinators – SLU is!

    Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are part of the biodiversity on which we all depend for our survival. They are increasingly under threat from human activities and it is, therefore, crucial to monitor their decline and halt the loss of biodiversity. To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the United Nations has designated 20 May as World Bee Day. And today, 22 May, is the International Day for Biological Biodiversity – a day to mark the importance of building back biodiversity.
  • 18 May 2023

    ‘Meat: the Four Futures’ – a podcast exploring more, less, alternative or no meat at all

    Are our choices in the grocery store based on facts, values, habits, or simply a gut feeling of what feels right? TABLE, a platform run by three European universities, is now launching a podcast that takes a holistic view of the future of meat, exploring four very different future scenarios. The goal is to provide a broadened perspective in the polarised debate about meat and to pave the way for informed decisions.
  • 15 March 2023

    The ‘High Seas Treaty’ – a historic agreement to safeguard marine biodiversity in international waters

    After a 17 year long process and weeks of intense negotiations, the United Nations (UN) has agreed on a global legal framework to protect the world's largest ecosystem, the deep seas. The framework addresses both their protection and the distribution of income from resources discovered in the ocean depths.

New publications

Read the latest reports and articles published by researchers at SLU Swedish Biodiversity Cente. Latest publication: "Wild boar behaviour during live-trap capture in a corral-style trap: implications for animal welfare", (Åsa Fahlman et al, in Acta Vet Scand).

Published: 02 June 2023 - Page editor: cbm-webmaster@slu.se
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