- Abundance of prey.
More than a dozen snowy owls have been seen nesting in the western central Sweden, the largest number in more than 30 years.
- From almonds, soy or wheat.
More Swedes are reaching for a glass of planted-based milk as a substitute for the traditional dairy drink, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Forestry companies attempt to prevent future fires.
Friday is exactly one year after an enormous forest fire broke out in Västmanland in central Sweden. And since the fire, forestry companies have changed several of their routines in an attempt to prevent future forest fires.
- But preparations continue until EPA rules.
Conservation groups have appealed a decision by the authorities in Dalarna to permit the hunting of a single wolf.
A minor earthquake hit the west coast of Sweden Wednesday night causing no known damage or injuries but surprising residents, Swedish Radio News reports.
After a flurry of wolf attacks that killed dozens of sheep and lambs in Insjön and Sågmyra, in northern Sweden, over the past couple of weeks, the County Administrative Board has decided to authorize a protective hunt in the area.
- Sågmyra and Insjön.
This weekend, wolf attacks were responsible for the deaths of a number of sheep and lambs in northern Sweden, in Sågmyra and Insjön, and on Monday, the County Administrative Board will be reviewing an application that came in to carry out a protective hunt.
- Global warming for the average Swede.
Many Swedes say they would cut consumption to reduce their carbon emissions. But would they vote for a progressive carbon tax on consumer purchases? Could Swedish politicians actually set one?
- Species is still threatened.
More than a decade ago, the fjällräven, or arctic fox, in Scandinavia was on the brink of extinction. But things seem to be looking up for the species of animals built to endure frigid temperatures, thanks to a resurgence in the creatures the foxes prey on, and also to a joint Norwegian-Swedish feeding program.
- Could move north.
Warmer water as a consequence of climate change could threaten Swedish shrimp production on the west coast, as the animals could move north to find a cooler environment.
- Environmental organisations speak out.
When Social Democrat Karin Wanngård travels to the Vatican City this week, environmental organisations write to the Pope to inform him of the Stockholm Bypass, and its effects on the environment, reports Dagens Nyheter.
- Low energy prices.
Sweden's wind power investments are slowing down, as there were no new orders for wind turbines in the second quarter, Swedish Radio News reports.