Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on observational and empirical evidence.
Interested in the Baltic Sea? Discover all about it at the Baltic Sea Science Center (BSSC) located at Skansen, Stockholm, or join our digital events. SLU proudly contributes to the content of the
The Eutrophication Programme is intended to provide data on which to base action to combat eutrophication of our aquatic systems. It should provide an up-to-date picture of the source and size of
Here you will find publications published by the Department of Forest Resource Management.
The Swedish national environmental monitoring program for pesticides started in 2002 with the aim to track long-term trends in agricultural influences on surface water and groundwater quality from
We offer education and courses for those who are interested in fish, fishery, marine biology, limnology (freshwater biology) and aquatic ecology. We provide several courses within SLU’s basic
Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-simulated environment you can usually both see and hear, accessible via VR glasses, for example. In some cases, the senses of smell and touch are also engaged. VR
The immune system
Forest bathing and the immune system Research is available showing that forest bathing and similar experiences have a positive effect on the immune system and have anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic
Forest therapy is a treatment (intervention) where the aim is to improve human health with the help of nature. Sensory experiences in the forest environment – forest bathing – are one of the most
Animals in schools, care and welfare
The use of animals in care and in schools is becoming increasingly common. The acceptance in society of the positive effect of animals is increasing and visiting a therapy dog at school is now not
Nordic Nature Health Hub
Mötesplatsen för naturföretagare, forskare, organisationer, myndigheter och alla som är intresserade av djurens och naturens effekt på människors hälsa.
Stories from nature entrepreneurs Guidebook for nature entrepreneurs (in Swedish) Inspiring interviews with some of the "refererence" entrepreneurs in the Botnia-Atlantica project Nordic Nature
We have central role in the monitoring of inland surface waters in Sweden. Our strength is the combination of research and environmental assessment.