How can we effectively maintain and enhance forest biodiversity in Europe?

Policy Brief 1

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 policy brief provides accessible science-based knowledge on the topic of forest biodiversity. It looks at what is at stake (including the external and internal threats to biodiversity) and presents recommendations for what we should do for forest biodiversity management and how the policy landscape and finance should respond.

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Find out more details on forest biodiversity in Forest Biodiversity in Europe (From Science to Policy 13), published 2022.

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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. How can we effectively maintain and enhance forest biodiversity in Europe?  Policy Brief 1. European Forest Institute.

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ISBN 978-952-7426-23-4 (print)
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ISSN 2814-8142 (print)
ISSN 2814-8150 (pdf)


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