The logo of the tercentenary is based on a picture that was painted by the leading botanical artist of his day, Georg Dilnys Ehret. The painting illustrates Class 10 of the sexual system.
The Linnaeus Celebration
Carl Linnaeus
Science & Research
School Activities
Public Education

Environmental links

The following links provide more information about the environment and how to care for it:

Svanen ("The Swan" labelling)

Bra Miljöval (The Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, Good Environmental Choice)


Rättvisemärkt (Fair Trade)

Ekoturism (Ecological Tourism)

Sveriges sexton Miljökvalitetsmål mm: (The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 16 Environmental Quality Objectives)

Environmental management systems for companies for procurement, transport, etc., published by The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency:

The Swedish Environmental Code became law in 1999 and contains 15 older acts. The Code must be followed by everyone carrying out operations:

The SEA directive (Strategic Environmental Assessments) is the EU's act concerning plans and programmes that influence the environment:

Hållbarhetsrådet ("Swedish Council for Sustainable Development") is part of Boverket ("The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning"):

The Swedish Biodiversity Centre, CBM:

Nationellt resurscentrum för biologi och bioteknik ("The Swedish Centre for School Biology and Biotechnology")

Local Governments for Sustainability is a global environmental organisation for municipalities

KEW Gardens is one of the most famous botanical and scientific gardens in Great Britain

The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics runs youth programmes with environmental education in over 100 countries

Slow Food focuses on food quality, biodiversity, local food culture, etc.
Slow Food International and SF Skåne

Miljöresurs Linné ("The Linnaeus Environmental Resource Centre") provides collaboration in sustainable development for companies, municipalities, etc., in Småland

Svenska Naturskyddsföreningen ("The Swedish Society for Naature Conservation")

Ekoturismföreningen ("The Society for Ecotourism")


Vi-skogen ("Vi Agroforestry") plants new forest in deforested countries inAfrica

Det Naturliga Steget ("The Natural Step") carries out educational activities focussed on the environment

Svenska Lokaltrafikföreningen ("The Swedish Public Transport Association) is the trade organisation of local and regional public transport in Sweden.

Swedish Environmental Protection Agency The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency is a central environmental authority under the Swedish Government. According to our instructions, laid down by the Government, our main tasks are to co-ordinate and promote environmental work on both a national and international level.

All information on this web site is from the Linnaeus Tercentenary year of 2007 and has not been updated since. If using texts from this web site, please refer to Linnaeus2007 as the source.
Use of pictures from sit web site is not allowed.