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Forests clean our air and play an important role in the water cycle. Over recent decades, a large amount of the world’s forests have disappeared, among other things as a result of illegal forest clearing.
You probably know that your lifestyle not only affects the environment in Sweden or Europe, but also has an effect far beyond our borders. Our ecological footprint shows how we affect the earth’s climate. How many planets do you cost?
When carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere (when we burn fossil fuels, for example) the greenhouse effect is intensified. The EU and many of the world’s governments therefore want it to cost companies money to make such emissions.
The new fisheries policy of the European Union is striving to ensure environmentally friendly fishing that is also sustainable from an economic and societal perspective. MSC-labelling is one step on the path towards healthier and more environmentally friendly eating habits.