SHORTCUTS

Restoration Ecology

Research on and implementation of restoration in aquatic and terrestrial habitats

Environmental DNA

Mapping species diversity in ecosystems using water and soil samples

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 

FEATURED ARTICLES
Out of sight, but not out of mind: GPS-tracking of seabirds during the breeding season
15. July 2022

In the MARCIS project we want to understand how seabirds are affected by human stressors in marine areas. To do so, we need to know where they are and how they use their habitat. Since seabirds spend the majority of their life far out at sea, this is no easy task.

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 darkness.

Well managed protected areas assist waterbirds on the move
25. January 2022

In response to a warming climate, many species are shifting their range norhtwards. Protected areas play an important role in helping bird species to adjust - if the sites follow a clear management plan.
 

The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research, with broad-based expertise on the genetic, population, species, ecosystem and landscape level, in terrestrial, freshwater and coastal marine environments.

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