| FNI PROJECTS
Managing Protected Areas in a Time of
decentralized management regimes for Norwegian national parks and protected
landscapes in order to identify preconditions for ensuring an appropriate
balance between local and international interests. Our focus is on protected
areas that are of particular relevance to mountainous areas and landscape
protection. Comparative studies of Norway-Canada and Norway-Sweden are being
carried out as part of the project.
2) focuses on new measures
introduced by the Norwegian Nature Diversity Act, in particular chapter II on
general principles for sustainable use, §§ 23-25 on priority species,
§ 40 on international status for protected areas, chapter VI on selected
habitat types and § 62 on delegation of authority under the Act, as well
as the increased focus on management plans and plans for management
3) looks at challenges regarding domestic implementation of
international obligations related to establishment of networks of protected
areas, and thus contribute to development of international policy to preserve
Project leader: Ole
Wettestad, Jørgen, Do New EU Agencies Mean Decreased National
Powers? The Case of Chemicals and Norway. FNI Report 14/2014. Lysaker,
FNI, 2014, 17 p.
Myhrvold, Andreas Røise, Power to Protect? Participation in
Decentralized Conservation Management. The Case of Kangchenjunga Conservation
Area, Nepal FNI Report 16/2014. Lysaker, FNI, 2014, 98 p.
Graeme and Lars H. Gulbrandsen , 'Learning through Disclosure: The
Evolving Importance of Transparency in the Practice of Nonstate
Certification'. In Aarti Gupta and Michael Mason (eds), Transparency in
Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives. Cambridge (USA),
MIT Press, 2014, pp. 271-296.
Fauchald, Ole Kristian, Lars H.
Gulbrandsen and Anna Zachrisson,
Protected Areas in Norway and Sweden: Examining Pathways of Influence in
Similar Countries'. International Journal of Biodiversity Science,
Ecosystem Services and Management, available online
Fauchald, Ole Kristian,
eller politikk? Reform av norsk verneområdeforvaltning' ('Law or Policy?
Reform of Norwegian Protected Area Management'). In L. Gipperth and C.
Zetterberg (eds), Miljörättliga perspektiv och tankevändor.
Vänbok till Jan Darpö & Gabriel Michanek. Uppsala, Iustus
förlag, 2013, pp. 237-252.
første marine nasjonalpark gir den det ønskede vern?'
('Norway's First Marine National Park - Does It Provide the Desired
Protection?'). Nordisk Miljörättslig Tidskrift, No 1,
2013, pp. 71-86. In Norwegian.
Fauchald, Ole Kristian and Lars H.
Gulbrandsen, 'The Norwegian
Reform of Protected Area Management: A Grand Experiment with Delegation of
Authority?' Local Environment, Vol 17, No 2, 2012, pp.
Gulbrandsen, Lars H.,
Interactions: Evolutionary Effects of State Responses to Non-State
Certification Programs'. Regulation & Governance, published
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Biodiversity and genetic
Research Council of Norway,