Climate change can cause more cyclones

Tropical cyclones can become more frequent and cause more damage when climate gets warmer, writes www.forskning.se. This is the conclusion of the researchers who made a simulation of an earlier warm period about 6000 years ago. The researchers claim that warmer climate will make Sahara green and reduced dust emissions.…

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Antarctica is turning green

Antarctica is getting greener every year. The cause is – climate change. Researchers have found that the moss on Antarctica is growing three times faster than previously measured, making the coastline look greener. Their measurements is made on a 600 km long moss bank and can give a long time…

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Forest flies again

Forestry struggles with decreasing demand and falling prices. But now aviation can give Swedish forestry wings: make fuel of the forest! When forest and aviation cooperate there can be two winners. Forestry get a new, sustainable business branch and flying can finally find a way to lower the emissions. The…

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Well done, students!

Eight persons got 10 000 Swedish crowns each from the fund Arvid Lindmans pris for best master thesis 2016. To be nominated for the grant, the master thesis has to be about forestry. One person per sector can be nominated. Teachers and examiners nominate their students. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners! Johan Persson,…

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Capercaillie and forestry – in the same forest?

Skogssällskapet invites to an excursion and discussion about how forestry can be managed showing consideration to for example capercaillie in places crucial for their existence. The excursion takes place outside of Gothenburg in september and is aimed at forest owners, politicians and others interested in the subject. Have a look…

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