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Workshop in Granada about the role of macroalgae in the global carbon budget

WORKSHOP IN GRANADA ABOUT THE ROLE OF MACROALGAE IN THE GLOBAL CARBON BUDGET Sixteen researchers from Europe, Australia and USA were in April gathered in Granada to discuss the role of macroalgae in the global carbon budget. Participants from the Norwegian Blue Forest Network were Kasper Hancke and Hege Gundersen from NIVA, and Karen Filbee-Dexter […]

NBFN at the International Blue Carbon Initiative meeting in Copenhagen

NBFN AT THE INTERNATIONAL BLUE CARBON INITIATIVE MEETING IN COPENHAGEN The Blue Carbon Initiative Scientific Working Group met in Copenhagen, Denmark, from September 9-13, 2019. The focus of this meeting was on Blue Carbon habitats in the Nordic countries. One of the central questions of the workshop was: “How can Blue Carbon contribute to achieve […]

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+ strategies Identify focal themes and points of engagement with the Oslo REDD Exchange in 2018 Workshop participants identified […]

TURFALGAE workshop

Threats of turf algae on blue forests Oslo, 31 May – 2 June 2017 With support from NBNF and RCN (The Research Council of Norway), NIVA arranged an international workshop on turf algae and the threats they pose to kelps and seagrasses. The aim of the workshop was to gather national and international leading scientists, […]

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