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September 4, 2020

In a new research paper in the journal People and Nature, published by the British Ecological Society, Helen Wheeler et al. have examined the drivers of progress and limitations to the use of Indigenous Knowledge along with science to inform decision‐making related to...

August 14, 2020

Led by the James Hutton Institute in Scotland, NORDECO is engaged in a new initiative on European farmlands, called "Farmer clusters for Realising Agro-biodiversity Management across Ecosystems" (FRAMEwork). The project is funded by the EU H2020 programme.

The role of N...

June 4, 2020

Environmental regime shifts areabrupt shifts between contrasting ecosystem states when environmental conditions cross specific thresholds. Increasingly areas in the Horn of Africa undergo "Forest to Grassland Savanna" and "Bush Encroachment" regime shifts. The societal...

April 23, 2020

                                                                                                             Drying fish. Photo by M. Enghoff...

January 11, 2020

In March 2019, NORDECO and NERSC under the the INTAROS project and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) facilitated that representatives of cruise operators, citizen science programs, local government and scientists in the Arctic came together i...

December 1, 2019

"Is is that easy...?" Participants in the UArctic course on collaborative management and community-based monitoring in the Arctic were surprised how easy it is to access information from Greenlandic fishermen and hunters on the status of living resources and their prop...

October 7, 2019

Central players in citizen science in Denmark gathered at University of Southern Denmark in Odense  on 7 October to exchange experiences and enhance cooperation.

One of the keynote speakers was Assoc. Prof. Caren Cooper from North Carolina State University, talking abou...

April 9, 2019

When: Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm (ET) 

Where: Akasofu Building Room 501, University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus (2160 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775) or online via live webinar. Registration at https://www.arcus.org 

This...

November 2, 2018

The PISUNA Natural Resources Council in Attu, West Greenland, has won the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2018 on DKK 350,000. The Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, presented the prize to Per Ole Frederiksen, PISUNA Natural Council Attu, Paviaraq Jakobsen, Qeqer...

September 11, 2018

Fishermen in the Attu area on the west coast of Greenland are acting as observers, providing input into research (citizen science and local indigenous knowledge) and suggesting measures to protect nature. The Natural Resource Council is an important example of people a...

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