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Greater climate benefit in the parts of the northern coniferous forest belt where the forest is managed

The carbon stock in the managed boreal forest landscapes is increasing, while it is relatively unchanged in less intensively utilized forests, where the carbon losses due to forest fires have been

Researchers identify strong biases in our understanding of how megaherbivores affect earth system functioning

The earth's megaherbivores, large plant-eating mammals weighing at least a ton as an adult, are severely endangered. What happens if they disappear? We do not fully know, because our knowledge of how

SLU researchers' methods for measuring food waste are highlighted at the UN summit

On 23 September, the UN Food Systems Summit meeting was held, aiming to highlight and advance the urgent need of global transformation of the food systems. One of Sweden's official contributions to

Medals for Distinguished Service to Gren, Magnusson and Lundqvist

SLU annually awards three Medals for Distinguished Service. This year, the Great Medal for Distinguished Service is awarded to Professor Ing-Marie Gren. The smaller gold medal is awarded to Professor

Old floras reveal shifts in the flowering season in response to a warming climate

SLU researcher Alistair Auffret discovered a new way to track plant responses to climate change. Delving into floras and wildflower guides from the late 1700 until 2018, he could show how species are

Jäst gör fiskfoderolja av halm

Den olja, t.ex. palm- eller sojaolja, som används i foder till röding kan bytas ut mot “fet jäst” som odlats i ett halmbaserat substrat. Jästoljan har en liknande sammansättning och görs på en råvara

Biodiversity in watercourses is better monitored with environmental DNA

Studies of macroinvertebrate fauna are an important part of environmental monitoring of watercourses. Today, samples are often taken using a net, followed by a manual examination of the diversity of

Online lectures by 15 new professors in Uppsala and Umeå

On 28–29 April, 15 new SLU professors will give short, inspiring popular science presentations. The lectures will cover topics such as technology for safe nutrient recycling, sustainability,

STINT ranking

STINT, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, annually presents an Index showing the degree of internationalisation at Higher Education Institutions in

SLU focuses on the value of water

Today, March 22, is the World Water Day, which this year has an extra focus on how we value water and its provision of ecosystem services. At SLU, we pay a little extra attention to water issues and

SLU is introducing stricter environmental requirements

A sharp decrease in air travel is one of five new measures to be implemented at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in a bid to reduce the university’s environmental impact. All

Food chains waggle as nature’s calendar shifts across a continent

With climate warming, nature’s springtime events are becoming earlier and autumn events later. But across the giant region of Russia with neighbors, the rate with which an event is shifting in time