Mining Lunch event in Örebro


Last week Örebro University hosted an event focused on biodiversity in the mining industry. Two expert presenters, Sara Carlsén from Boliden and Matt Baida from VAST Landscape Architectures, discussed their research projects and how the industry is addressing this crucial topic.

Preserving biodiversity ensures ecosystem resilience and stability, vital for coping with environmental changes and disasters. Integrating biodiversity into mining practices supports sustainable development goals, particularly responsible use of natural resources and maintaining productive ecosystems.

”It was a great opportunity to present our research projects, which highlights the important collaboration between industry and academia. A collaboration that is critical in developing new knowledge and practices for the mining industry as a whole on the path to restoring sustainable landscapes post-mining.”

Matt Baida, VAST Landscape Architectures


The event was organized as a hybrid, with a smaller group, mainly researchers in natural sciences and circular economy, on site in Örebro and a larger audience participating online.


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