26. February 2024
Salmon lice from aquaculture poses massive threat to wild sea trout populations, as researchers develop approach vital for prioritizing management measures.
12. February 2024
Radars that are used to report the weather also provide valuable insight into which migratory routes birds use. For the first time this tool will be used to map bird migration in Norway.
23. January 2024
NINA researchers have developed a calculator for local peatland volume and carbon stock, providing decision-makers with the necessary knowledge to limit carbon emissions from soil.
15. January 2024
SEATRACK-data used to study the relationship between wind patterns and migrating movements.
10. January 2024
NRK enlisted the help of NINA to shed light on a dark reality: while Norwegian nature is being lost bit-fot-bit, no one is watching.
4. January 2024
New indicator for status of seabirds combines population size, adult survival and breeding success.
16. November 2023
Small actions, big impacts: Restoring degraded wetlands locally can have global ripple effects!
24. October 2023
With an aim to identify the characteristics of the best foraging areas for black guillemots (Cepphus grylle), researchers in SEAPOP have studied foraging behaviour and habitat use of black guillemots at three breeding locations along the Norwegian coast. Although differences in foraging activity and habitat use were found, one parameter in particular stood out as the most important.
14. August 2023
An international team of researchers and restoration practitioners will get together in Trondheim, Norway to discuss the most relevant issues of contemporary peatland research and management.
3. August 2023
Peatlands are superstars that are literally and figuratively stepped on. But they store huge amounts of carbon – and a few bog bodies!
24. May 2023
Mercury is known to have an adverse effect on animal wildlife, and mercury contamination has increased through anthropogenic inputs. A new study examines the mercury exposure and the potential health risks for 36 Arctic seabirds and shorebirds.
22. May 2023
A new EU project launched last week will evaluate changes in bird abundance and distributions in Europe and develop new tools to meet global biodiversity targets for 2030.
3. May 2023
NINA's expertise in biodiversity and environmental solutions is in high demand in Europe. Five research projects have been funded in the latest call from The European Biodiversity Partnership, BIODIVERSA+.
24. April 2023
It is with huge sadness and shock that we have been informed that our colleague Ketil Skogen passed away suddenly on Saturday the 22nd of April 2023.
28. March 2023
Successful breeding is crucial, but climate change can make timing of breeding more demanding. A new study including data from several colonies monitored throughout the SEAPOP programme has now examined how seabirds adjust their breeding phenology.
21. March 2023
American children have been inspired by NINA’s research on painting wind turbine rotor blades black to reduce bird collisions. This has taken them to the top of the First Lego League.
19. March 2023
Research in languages other than English is critically important for biodiversity conservation and is shockingly under-utilised internationally, according to an international research team.
10. March 2023
Researchers have taken over 400 DNA samples from Norwegian rivers. The aim is to analyze as many as 800 samples nationally to investigate how various forms of hydropower affect species living in the river. Ultimately, the goal is to help the hydropower industry produce more sustainable renewable energy.
6. March 2023
Negative trends for populations with low productivity can be somewhat mitigated by adults living longer.
27. January 2023
When the seed rich hay from traditional Norwegian hay meadows is put to use to grow flower meadows in urban areas, both pollinators and people win.