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Sweden’s green veneer hides unsustainable logging practices

Sweden has a reputation as being one of the world’s most environmentally progressive nations. But its surprisingly lax forestry laws often leave decisions about logging to the timber companies — and as a result, large swaths of biologically-rich boreal forest are being lost. On a misty August morning in northern Sweden, a team of conservationists […] … learn more→