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NINA Centre for Biodiversity Genetics

Restoration Ecology

Research on and implementation of restoration in aquatic and terrestrial habitats

Monitoring

Monitoring biodiversity and ecosystem change

Pink salmon

Monitoring the distribution of pink salmon in Norway

Wild Salmonids

Monitoring populations and ecosystems 

Ecosystem Services

Monitoring populations and ecosystems 

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Hydropower development altered the genes of the Eira salmon
28. October 2022

With the help of genetic analyses, long time series and statistical models, scientists at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research have documented human-induced evolution in a natural salmon population.

Are storms killing seabirds?
21. October 2022
Using a comprehensive set of tracking data from five seabird species in the North Atlantic and a model for estimating energy consumption, researchers have investigated how severe winter storms may impact the seabird community and eventually lead...
Chase the sun or catch prey in twilight?
26. January 2022
How do seabirds find enough food to survive the darkness of winter? In a study on colonies in Great Britain, Iceland and Norway, researchers used geolocators to reveal that European shags adopt various strategies to handle the winter...

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