protected forest

  • Large decrease of new protected forest

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The Swedish Forest Agency’s decisions on protection of forests fell sharply in 2019, in comparison with the previous year. The area in new nature conservation agreements decreased by 74 percent to the lowest level in 20 years, according to new statistics. / Swedish Forest Agency
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  • Less forest is protected

    Etiketter: Forestry
    In 2017, the Swedish Forest Agency decided on 240 new habitat protection areas. The decisions included 1,237 hectares of productive forest land, which is 15 % less than 2016. We also signed 130 new nature conservation agreements with a total of 829 hectares of productive forest land. This is 30 % less than 2016. / Swedish Forest Agency
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