Goal 15

Nedre Dalälven River Landscape – The floodplain meadows

The river Dalälven flows through the biosphere reserve. The transition zone from the open water of the river to the forest has historically been characterized by regularly flooded meadows used for haying and grazing. The river together with the meadows made them an invaluable resource for the local dwellers and created conditions for high biodiversity…. read more »

East Vättern Scarp Landscape – Broadleaf success

Lövsuccé, ”Broadleaf success”, is a project lead by the County Administrative Board in Jönköping in collaboration with the Swedish Forestry Board, the Federation of Swedish Farmers, the largest forest-owner association in Sweden (Södra), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the biosphere reserve organization, with financial support from the WWF. The objective of the project,… read more »

Goal 15: Life On Land

Forests cover 30.7 per cent of the Earth’s surface and, in addition to providing food security and shelter, they are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population. By protecting forests, we will also be able to strengthen natural resource management and increase land productivity. At the current time,… read more »

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