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The Faculty of Science at Stockholm University is the largest science faculty in Sweden and is among the top hundred science faculties in the world on the Shanghai ranking. The Faculty offers top-class education in a number of programmes and courses, at Master´s level more than 30 study programmes are  given in English. 

Kallt mikroklimat. Caroline Greiser

Hiding from a warmer climate in the forest

Global warming threatens forest plants adapted to cooler temperatures. An international team of scientists from the universities of Stockholm, Avignon and Helsinki have unravelled where these species could survive in locally colder spots in the forests. The findings can help to understand the effect of climate change on forest biodiversity and what we can do to protect it.

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How hurricanes such as Irma and Maria can devastate the Caribbean marine environment

The focus tends to be on the land when discussing consequences of severe hurricanes. But marine environments can also be badly affected by hurricanes, with potential long-term effects for the surrounding community. DEEP researcher Lina Mtwana Nordlund and co-authors discuss this in an article in “The conversation”.

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