Hydropower affects species beyond fish

“The salmon that can no longer migrate up the river to reproduce. That has long been the preconception of how the expansion of hydropower in Sweden’s rivers affects nature. But we should not overlook the rest of the ecosystem,” says researcher Richard Johnson



“Big money is being invested in wetlands – without thinking about follow-up”

Throughout Sweden, wetlands are being restored with the hope of increasing biodiversity, sequestering carbon and reducing eutrophication. But what do we really know about the effects of wetland restoration?



How to be water-smart

Do you leave the tap running while you brush your teeth? If so, you’re wasting five litres of water every time you brush. Turning off the tap while brushing your teeth is just one of many ways you can reduce your water consumption.



The best fish for your body and the environment

From a climate perspective, fish are usually a more sustainable alternative to meat. But not all fish are equal in this respect. Researchers at RISE, the Research Institutes of Sweden, have created a list showing which species are the best when weighing climate perspectives against nutritional perspectives.