"the pine forest decreases sharply, warns the Forestry commission. Instead of the pine is planned, in many cases, fir, often on arid lands that are not suited for it. It increases the risk of both drought stress and attack by fungi and granbarkborre."
"An analysis of The Swedish forest agency show that the proportion of tall represent only a third of the ungskogen that is now growing up. In Götaland and Svealand is the pine tree, almost completely eliminated in some counties."
"Pine is an important foderkälla for moose. When the pines become fewer increasing pressure from grazing on the pine trees that is. Betesskador costs millions each year and it can help forest owners choose spruce before the tall, think Christer Kalén, which is viltspecialist on the national board of Forestry."