Forest Biodiversity in Europe

From Science to Policy 13

Bart Muys, Per Angelstam, Jürgen Bauhus, Laura Bouriaud, Hervé Jactel, Hojka Kraigher, Jörg Müller, Nathalie Pettorelli, Elisabeth Pötzelsberger, Eeva Primmer, Miroslav Svoboda, Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Koenraad Van Meerbeek
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This study focuses on how we can effectively maintain and enhance forest biodiversity in Europe. It looks at what is at stake, the current external and internal threats to forest biodiversity and makes recommendations for how we should respond – both in terms of forest management, and also in terms of the policy landscape and finance.

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Muys, B., Angelstam, P., Bauhus, J., Bouriaud, L., Jactel, H., Kraigher, H., Müller, J., Pettorelli, N., Pötzelsberger, E., Primmer, E., Svoboda, M.,  Thorsen, J.B., Van Meerbeek, K. 2022. Forest Biodiversity in Europe. From Science to Policy 13. European Forest Institute.

Number of pages: 80
ISBN 978-952-7426-21-0 (online)



Bart Muys, Division Forest, Nature and Landscape, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Per Angelstam, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Jürgen Bauhus, Institute of Forest Sciences, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Laura Bouriaud, Universitatea Stefan cel Mare, Suceava, Romania

Hervé Jactel, INRAE, University of Bordeaux, Cestas, France

Hojka Kraigher, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Jörg Müller, Julius Maximilians University Würzburg, Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany

Nathalie Pettorelli, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK

Elisabeth Pötzelsberger, European Forest Institute

Eeva Primmer, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Miroslav Svoboda, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Koenraad Van Meerbeek, Division Forest, Nature and Landscape KU Leuven, Belgium; KU Leuven Plant Institute, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium