Ilan Kelman considers two recent studies in Norway that examine how forests and wood products contribute to Norway’s economy and landscapes.
Category: Research & Science
The Arctic Environmental Responsibility Index seeks to better understand resource extraction and environmental responsibility in the Arctic.
What happens to animals in disasters? Ilan Kelman reflects on how disasters impact different groups of animals, from pets to service animals to wildlife.
With Norway having territorial claims on both the North and South Poles, disaster researchers ask: could Norway lead the way in polar disaster diplomacy?
Prominent Norwegian doctor Kaveh Rashidi explains in plain and clear language how the coronavirus vaccine works and busts common myths about vaccination.
2021 marks the beginning of the UN Decade of Ocean Science. Norway’s projected contributions are outlined by the Research Council of Norway.
Ilan Kelman reports on the recently completed MOSAiC expedition into the Arctic, with data to be made available to all in 2021.
Fridtjof Nansen’s last pubilc lecture was on how skis glide over snow, presented here in its first English translation, by M. Michael Brady.
Not every patent becomes a reality, but not for lack of value, such as a 1898 Norwegian patent for a (climate-friendly?) “cycle sleigh”.
Ilan Kelman reflects on the potential for “disaster diplomacy” to help ease potential tensions between Norway and Russia in the Arctic.