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In 2010, Sweden had 29.1Mha of natural forest, extending over 65% of its land area. In 2020, it lost 340kha of natural forest… From 2001 to 2020, Sweden lost 4.83Mha of tree cover, equivalent to a 17% decrease in tree cover since 2000.
- Sweden is among European countries that have tried to maintain the forests by controlling deforestation, but an increase in population is putting more pressure on forest cover. A large number of trees found in Sweden are oak, alder, Norway spruce, European beech, and Scots pine. About 72% of Finland is under forest cover.