Johnsson and colleagues analyze the amount of dead wood, which is important for biodiversity, in Swedish forests. A forest policy goal is to increase the amount of dead wood, and it has indeed increased with 25 % since the mid-90's, but this is mainly because of storms and not changed forestry methods. Also, it is only in southern Sweden that the volume has increased – in northen Sweden the volume is stable or decreasing. Read more in Forest Ecology and Management.

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