What's the future of forests in Sweden?
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Recent forest fires in Sweden’s normally cool and damp lands have sparked alarm and brought new attention to the climate change that scientists say will make wildfires an increasingly frequent phenomenon in the future. The country searches for innovative ways to balance environmental concerns with the interests of business.
These tensions are particularly evident in Europe’s Mediterranean South, where the march of industry is provoking territorial disputes and creating new environmental problems.
In this special programme, our team travels to Sweden and to the French Mediterranean island of Corsica to learn about the impact of these issues – and what solutions are on the table.
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