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New report by Swedish Society for Nature Conservation: Credibility at Stake – How FSC Sweden Fails to Safeguard Forest Biodiversity

17 Jan, 2013

Foreword: Sweden’s environmental policy is based on sixteen environmental quality objectives adopted by the Swedish Parliament in 1999. The objectives and its precisions are very ambitious in regards to the conservation of biodiversity, not least in the forest. Despite these objectives, the Swedish forestland is in a final stage of a comprehensive and radical transformation from more or less intact or extensive cultivated forests with high biodiversity values to production forests with no, or very small, potential for biodiversity. Thousands …

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