Tagged climate adaptation

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Traditions hinder forests’ adaptation to climate change

As the climate changes, so do the forest and the conditions for forestry. This demands an adaptation of forest management in order to minimize risks and create conditions for forests that will be healthy and resilient in the future. However, in a study of actors within Swedish forestry, the greatest obstacles to this appear to…

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Forestry adapted to reindeer husbandry good for carbon sequestration

Forest management that is adapted to the reindeer husbandry leads to an increased standing volume and larger carbon sequestration in the forest as well as improved conditions for reindeer grazing, but also to a reduced potential for felling, employment, and revenue for the forest companies. Land use increases with many users as forestry, hydroelectric power, mining,…

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