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Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

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Hydropower for a sustainable future: A pioneering EU project

Hydropower stands as a pivotal renewable energy source in the transition away from fossil fuels. Yet, securing its future amidst an ever-changing climate, while mitigating its environmental impact,

Artificial beaver dams will reveal the beaver's environmental impact

At five locations in Västerbotten, SLU researchers are building artificial beaver dams. The purpose is to, under controlled conditions, increase knowledge about the effects of beaver dams on the

Newly started moose project

The moose population is decreasing and red listing of the moose is being discussed - but how is the moose really doing? That question will be investigated in more detail in a newly started research

Environmental effects of improved pine trees explored in new project

To boost forest production, pine tree seedlings are genetically improved to yield faster-growing trees with better qualities for the industry. However, our understanding of how these genetic

Lachlan Fetterplace

lachlan.fetterplace@slu.se Marine Ecologist PhD and Researcher: interested in a broad range of research areas including sustainable fishing, marine protected areas, electronic monitoring of

Exotic tree species in the forest mean loss of grazing land for reindeer

Semi-domesticated reindeer avoid winter habitats with exotic lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), introduced from Northern America. Reduced food supply and dense stands probably contribute to the

Laura Saggiomo

laura.saggiomo@slu.se I am a postdoctoral researcher and I focus my attention on ungulates, their management and related issues, their feeding ecology and behaviour, and their impacts on the forest

Magali Frauendorf

magali.frauendorf@slu.se I am an ecologist with a background in reproduction and quantitative ecology and a strong interest in movement, population and conservation ecology. My research is

Yonas Meheretu

yonas.meheretu@slu.se I specialize on the ecology of small mammals, population dynamics, habitat use and risks they pose to human health and agriculture. ·        Evolutionary Ecology ·        

Sarah Gore

sarah.gore@slu.se Doctoral student at the Department of Game, Fish and Environment. Investigating: "Future Yields- impacts of ungulate browsing on stand structure, forest growth and revenue in

Sheila Holmes

Sheila Holmes sheila.holmes@slu.se I study the impacts of conservation and restoration on sustainable development, for example climate action, biodiversity conservation, and human livelihoods. I

New partnership to advance knowledge-driven rainforest restoration in Borneo

How can we restore and manage damaged rainforests in a sustainable way that benefits both people and the environment? This question has been at the forefront for the past 25 years in one of the