More concentrated forms of pesticides are used more frequently. Photo: Johan Nilsson / Scanpix

Sweden falls behind on environmental protection

Sweden often boasts of being best in Europe at protecting the environment from toxic pesticide and chemicals by that Sweden is better than any other country is a myth, according to the Swedish Society for the Conservation of Nature. 

Comparing Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France and the Netherlands the organisation found that Sweden is lacking in many areas, according to Gun Rudquist.

"A group of countries have now passed Sweden," she told Swedish Television.

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