Swedish Fields of Gold

Sweden at its most beautiful is a land of strong colors – the blue of the sky, the coastal waters, and the thousands of lakes; the many shades of green in the endless forests, meadows, and fields; the traditional red of the cottages with their neat white trim. And then there are the fields of rapeseed that burst into Read More …

Conservation and sustainable development in Sweden’s Kosterhavet National Park: A conversation with park director Anders Tysklind

Off the west coast of Sweden, not far from the Norwegian border, lies Kosterhavet National Park, the country’s first marine national park, established in September 2009. A place of great beauty, Kosterhavet boasts the highest levels of biological diversity in Sweden, with 6,000 species underwater and an equal number – mostly birds, plants, insects, and Read More …