• How green is wind power?

    How environmental issues are treated in the wind power licensing process was one of the topics at the NVE's yearly wind power seminar.

  • Convention on Biodiversity 25 years

    Photo: Peter Prokosch, GRID-Arendal

    May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity, and this year the day marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

  • A successful High North Dialogue

    What is the state of Arctic growth? Is economic development compatible with environmental protection? Why is China interested in the region? And what about other actors?

  • The International Whaling Commission reviewed

    Photo: Glenn Edney, Grid Arendal

    As part of an expert panel of three, FNI Senior Policy Analyst Christian Prip has spent the past year conducting a review of the International Whaling Commission. The final report is now completed and made available for the public.

  • FNI at ISA's Annual Convention

    Photo: International Studies Association

    Several FNI researchers attended the 59th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA), this year held in San Francisco, California.

  • A silk road on ice?

    FNI researcher Iselin Stensdal

    As the sea ice melts and the Arctic is opened to the exploration of resources and new transport routes, China is showing increased interest in the region.

  • The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion


    Carbon markets are developing and expanding around the world, but how and to what extent is their design shaped by learning and interaction between them? How do these markets function, and what is the role of design?

  • FNI researcher selected for IPCC

    FNI researcher Jørgen Wettestad has been selected to participate as a Lead Author for the Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

  • Central Arctic Ocean fisheries: A complex reality

    FNI director Geir Hønneland recently took part in a symposium about international law and politics in the Arctic, organized by the Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC) at Kobe University in Japan.

  • Mercury on the agenda

    A meeting was held between the Fridtjof Nansen Institute and NIVA for the research project ‘Managing mercury through multilevel governance: Norway and China’ (MERCHINOR), funded by the Research Council of Norway. Other key partners (not present) are Peking University and Tsinghua University.


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