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Forest to both cultivate and preserve

How are forest ecosystems affected by forestry, climate change and air pollution? Research and environmental monitoring in forests and land is one of IVL's keystones.

Sweden has a vision of being a bio-based economy by 2050. Because of this, the forest will play a more critical role in the future, and the question is whether it will be

IVL takes a comprehensive approach to sustainability assessments. We examine various biomass resources, studying their impact on ecosystem services through a life cycle perspective. Our research extends to the entire value chain, from raw materials in the forest to the final products, aiming to enhance efficiency and productivity.

We often have an advisory role for both business and the public sector. Thus, it is important for us to pay attention to and describe any conflicts so that we can make relevant trade-offs.

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