Diving deep into marine sustainability in Northern NorwayTwenty-five talented PhD candidates from marine-related research departments around the world met at Nord University in Bodø on Monday 27 February 2017 for what was an unforgettable week during our Interdisciplinary PhD Course in Marine Sustainability.
Diagnosing the plastic problem: How can we save our seas?Join us on 2 March 2017 at UIT-Arctic University of Tromsø for a breakfast seminar with Head of Environmental Pollution at the Norwegian Polar Institute Geir W. Gabrielsen and Silje A. Lundberg, leader of Friends of the Earth Norway (Naturvernforbundet)
Could circular economy approaches help us deal with marine plastic pollution on a large scale?Join us on 28 February 2017 at the Salmon Center Bodø to discuss the opportunities and barriers around marine plastic and the circular economy approach, and meet Future Earth´s Global Hub Director (Paris) and Oceans Co-coordinator, Thorsten Kiefer.
Register now: Ecological Challenges Conference 15- 18 February 2017This conference for researchers, practitioners, and activists will focus on questions relating to systemic change in the face of climate change. Register by February 1 to join Nnimmo Bassey, Noel Castree and Karen O'Brien in the search for solutions.
Preventative, long-term approach encouraged in conference on humanitarian aid’s role in climate change and developmentThe final conference for the Noragric project 'Courting Catastrophe? Humanitarian Policy and Practice in a Changing Climate' held recently in Oslo, presented key findings and set future research and policy directions.
Norway´s sustainable finance and insurance leaders share their insights with Future EarthKey actors from Norway´s sustainable finance and insurance industry met with Future Earth´s finance researchers in Oslo to share their insights into how sustainable finance research can best collaborate with the industry to drive lasting change.