Here we present news items about SLU's research.
Wild animals can help us reach the 1.5 degree target
Protecting and restoring populations of wild animal species can help keeping global temperature rise below the critical threshold of 1.5 degrees, while at the same bending the negative biodiversity
The Kamprad Family Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Research & Charity granted funding for a project on recycling engineering lead by Håkan Jönsson and Prithvi Simha together with Dyllon Randall.
Calculates the effect on biodiversity of dams and dam removal
Is it possible to put a number on and calculate the effect that dams and their removal have on biodiversity? Peter Carlson has thought about that question. Our nature is important. That it has
New call for Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) in 2023
The NJ Faculty Board has decided to continue to support the Interdisciplinary Academy (IDA) initiative and the further development of IDA. A new call for the project period 2023-2024 will be
Visent och älg kan återetablera sig i Centraleuropa – om vi människor tillåter
Throughout history, bison and moose have been displaced and gone extinct in many parts of Central Europe. Suitable ecological habitats, however, do exist for both species for re-colonization,
Does climate-compensating tree planting benefit local people?
"Planting trees in Africa" has become a popular way to offset carbon dioxide emissions. However, research shows that tree planting projects often put too little focus on benefiting the people on site
Ants in Sweden avoid alien Lodgepole pine
Fewer ant species, fewer ant mounds and less climbing up tree trunks in search of food - this is the situation in Sweden in forests planted with the introduced species Lodgepole pine compared to
First live-tracked moose paved the way for research breakthrough
In Sweden it will soon be time again for the tv-show The Great Moose Migration (Den stora älgvandringen). Many viewers, in addition to following the moose via their television, also watch them via
Pod episode about aquaculture
More than two thirds of our planet is covered by water; oceans, lakes and rivers. Aquaculture, farming of animals and plants in water, thus has great potential to provide us with food for the future.
Conclusions from forest monitoring workshop
Final summary and conclusions from February’s workshop on forest monitoring have now been published. Impressions were generally positive. SLU organized a workshop at campus Ultuna in February, titled
Sweden-Tunisia collaboration for sustainable field crops production by precision agriculture
In a pilot project, SLU is collaborating with the Tunisian institutions INGC and INAT, which are working with applied agricultural and water resources research. The goal is to assess possibilities to
Fröbanker i jorden skyddar inte floran från klimatförändringar
Plant species have evolved several clever ways to survive changes in their local environment. A new study from a European research team has shown that one common method – storing their seeds in the