ÅRSRAPPORT 2017

ÅRSRAPPORT 2017

Vi i NBFN er stolt av vårt arbeid innen blå skog. I 2017 hadde vi et mangfold av ulike aktiviteter, fra forskningsturer i de frodige sjøgrassengene og tareskogene, tilstedeværelse på det historiske FN-toppmøtet om bærekraftsmål 14 «The Ocean Conference», til...
Tareskogane nesten borte i Skagerrak

Tareskogane nesten borte i Skagerrak

Rundt 80 prosent av tareskogen langs norskekysten mot Skagerrak har vorte borte sidan 2002. Over heile verda minkar tareskogane med farleg fart til fordel for slamhaldige trådalgar. Det viser eit oversyn som Norsk institutt for vassforsking (Niva) har laga. – Det er...
Integrating mangrove forests into REDD+ workshop

Integrating mangrove forests into REDD+ workshop

Organised by the Norwegian Blue Forest Network and Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) Oslo, October 16-17   The goals of the workshop were to Identify key challenges and potential solutions for integrating mangroves into REDD+...
KELCO WORKSHOP

KELCO WORKSHOP

Role of kelp export in shaping adjacent benthic ecosystems: steps for international collaboration Oslo, 19-20 September 2017 The main goal of the KELCO workshop was to bring together national and international experts with different scientific backgrounds on kelp and...
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Seagrasses help fight climate change in Norway Human activity releases 9.9 Gt of carbon every year. That’s 9,900,000,000 tonnes – equivalent to emissions from 2 billion passenger cars for one year. For perspective, there are just over a billion cars on the road in the...
Interview at NRK Radio- Ekko

Interview at NRK Radio- Ekko

On Wednesday 11th September, Hartvig Christie and Hege Gundersen were interviewed at NRK Ekko about the status of kelp forests in Norway and the role of blue forests in carbon uptake. Kelp forests along the Norwegian coast are slowly growing back after more than forty...

Presentation at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Oslo, 2 September 2017 On Monday 2th September, Hege Gundersen (NIVA) and Glen Peters (CICERO) were invited from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters to hold a presentation about Carbon uptake in forests – The Earths’ natural buffer for climate changes. Glen...
Blå skog, Jazz og Tapas

Blå skog, Jazz og Tapas

Arendal, 15 august 2017 Hva er blå skog? Og hvordan kan blå skoger hjelpe oss med å redusere effekten av klimaendringer? Bli med oss på et innholdsrikt kveldsarrangement med jazz fra de kjente musikerne Rasmus Solem, Espen Larsen og Arild Nyborg. Kom og møt våre...