New video!

New video!

What if someone told you that you could use seaweed as an ingredient in your bread, drink water from a seaweed-membrane bottle, and use seagrass as a primary raw material for your mobile phone case or your sunglasses?     Covering more than two-thirds of the...
NBFN on Arendalsuka 2018

NBFN on Arendalsuka 2018

“Bærekraftig vekst i de blå skogene”   Velkommen til Norsk nettverk for Blå Skogs kveldsarrangement, torsdag 16/8 kl 19 – 22, Le Monde Arendal.   Rebekka, Manuel, Stavros, Siri og Trond kommer! Kommer du?   Del gjerne med kolleger som du...
NBFN at The REDD+ Exchange 2018

NBFN at The REDD+ Exchange 2018

Oslo Tropical Forest Forum 2018, 27-28 June, Oslo This session follows from a preparatory workshop organized jointly by Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative and NBFN last autumn. In his introduction, Minister of Environment and Climate, Ola Elvestuen...
New video on kelp forests

New video on kelp forests

What you wanted to know about kelp but were afraid to ask   Kelp Forests are underwater ecosystems formed in shallow waters. Although they look very much like plants, kelps are actually large brown algae. Kelp forests have been described as one of the most...
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...
TURFALGAE workshop

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...