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Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies


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25 years of research shows: How to restore damaged rainforest

For the first time, results from 25 years of work to rehabilitate fire-damaged and heavily logged rainforest are now being presented. The study fills a knowledge gap about the long-term effects of

Erin McCallum

erin.mccallum@slu.se I am an associate senior lecturer studying how pollution affects fish, invertebrates, and aquatic environments. My current research focuses on answering these two questions: 1)

SLU researcher awarded for research on the ecological effects of chemical pollution

Michael Bertram, Assistant Professor at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), is awarded the Royal Skyttean Society’s prize for outstanding young researchers in natural sciences and

New genetic discoveries could enhance rainforest restoration

In a recent study, researchers in Borneo explored how climate affects evolution of tropical tree species. The results showed that genetic variation in tree performance was related to the origin of

Let's talk science! Getting out of the trenches - A new understanding of the forest debate

annika.mossing@slu.se Klara Härgestam, PhD student in rhetorical science research at Örebro University, talks about her research on the forest debate and people's different relationships to the

Urban forests: Governance & Management of Urban Forests

Governance & Management of Urban Forests - introducing Nature-based Thinking urbanfutures@slu.se The concept of Nature-based Thinking embodies the perspective of nature with people, rather than

utlysningen IDA3 tillfalle2_eng

The call from the Interdisciplinary Academy – Q&A session and match making futurefood@slu.se Welcome to a lunch webinar about the call for new applicants to the Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) at

Bruno Esattore

bruno.esattore@slu.se I am a postdoctoral researcher with a background in animal behavior, and a particular focus on cervids. I have worked on several species of cervids, on topics spacing between

Fredrik Widemo

fredrik.widemo@slu.se Fredrik Widemo is an Associate professor in animal ecology and senior lecturer with extension responsibilities in Wildlife-Forest interactions. Furthermore, Fredrik Widemo is a

Wildlife responses to the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 not only changed human behaviors but also those of wildlife. When communities shut down and people flocked to nature, wildlife became less active there. As restrictions were lifted and

Gersey Vargas

gersey.vargas.rivera@slu.se Gersey Vargas is a PhD researcher that is addressing questions related to how horse grazing shapes the insect and plant communities of semi-natural grasslands. He is

SLU researchers track giant deep-sea sharks – an important step towards conservation

For the first time, researchers track the threatened deep-sea shark, the Greenland shark, in Swedish waters. These sharks can live for hundreds of years and they are threatened by both fishing and

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