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Forests, Climate Change, and Biodiversity: A Swedish perspective-FR

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Nov 26, 2018

Category: News and Notices

Prof. Dr. Jonas Rönnberg, Associate Professor and Vice-Dean, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Sveriges LantbruksUniversitet (SLU) (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), will present a Research Seminar entitled, 'Forests, Climate Change, and Biodiversity: A Swedish perspective' on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building, 203.

Once a myth has become true it is difficult to question. In a time when alternative facts have become standard, climate change is obvious and forests have the potential to play an even more important role for society, it seems prudent to talk about facts rather than opinions based on myths. So what myths are we talking about, why are they there and what do facts tell us about the most recent situation? Or is it maybe so that forests can’t be managed sustainably, it is better to leave trees standing, also for the climate, there is an infinite carbon sequestration potential in forests, and biodiversity is threatened by forestry?

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