Department of Physical Geography

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Swedish mountains in autumn colors. Photo: Sandra Wall-Reinius.

Sustainable development of the Swedish mountains

During five years the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency financed a large scale research initiative called A Magnificent Mountain Landscape including several research projects.

Shell-handicraft as a way to empower women and decrease poverty

Shell-handicraft as a way to empower women and decrease poverty

A new case study can provide inspiration to drive coastal systems into more sustainable paths.

Johan at NEO

New Director visits NEO

Potential for new collaborations in this region (eastern Mediterranean) with pressed environmental and socio-economic challenges.

Landhöjning

Grasslands on the rise

Valuable ancient grasslands have declined dramatically during the last century due to the modernisation and intensification of agriculture and forestry. However, a new study by researchers at Stockholm University shows that despite these losses, new grassland is being created all the time. Along the Baltic coast, an enormous amount of potential pasture and meadow is slowly emerging from the sea.