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  • Nordic forests – small area but great supplier

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Nordic countries share of the global forest area is only 1,6%, but in terms of supplier for the global market, it has a far more important role. / SNS - Nordic Forest Research
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  • Reindeer research in the Nordic countries

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Reindeer husbandry is, for the Sámi people, a symbol of their culture and heritage, and also an important part of their economy. However, the practice is under severe pressure from other land-use, predators and recently from climate change. Concerns are being raised that the grounds used for reindeer herding may be lost in the near future. / SNS
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  • SNS network for Nordic cooperation in extreme weather events is permanented

    Etiketter: Forestry
    The SNS Secretariat runs the Taskforce Forest fire that have been pointed out as highly relevant by the Nordic Council of Ministers. With climate change we expect more forest fires in the future. Taskforce forest fire creates and facilitates contacts between relevant stakeholders in forestry and rescue services in the Nordic countries. The aim is to more efficiently prevent and limit the effects of future forest fires – together! / SNS
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  • Open call for networks

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Nordic Forest Research (SNS) and the Forest Bioeconomy Network hereby announce a joint research network call. The aim of the call is to promote collaboration and strengthen forest research related to bioeconomy in the Nordic region by networking activities. Deadline for application submission is June 1st, 2020 at 24:00 CET. / SNS
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  • SNS is now officially younger!

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    We are all set to present the youth member in the SNS board: Mikal Råheim. / SNS, Nordic Forest Research
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  • Eight networks granted

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Eight annual networks will have their networking activities financed by SNS during 2020. Some of them brand new, others have been active before. / SNS Nordic Forest Research
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  • Soil as a carbon sink

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    The Nordic Council of Ministers has commissioned the Nordic Committee for Agriculture and Food Research (NKJ) to look more closely at how soil can be used as a carbon sink for the sake of the climate. / SNS
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  • SNS board strives for a younger perspective

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    This autumn, the SNS board wants to include a youth member. The first steps to make this possible were taken at SNS’s last board meeting. / SNS
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  • Matchmaking heaven in Reykjavik: networking for researchers

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Welcome to our Matchmaking Day in Iceland, September 19th. Join us to develop your dream project, learn how to successfully apply for our funding and meet new forest and agricultural researchers during a field trip to the Icelandic nature. / SNS, Nordic Forest Research
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  • Open call for annual networks

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    We particularly encourage networks dealing with issues related to climate change mitigation and adaptation to apply for funding – we need to prepare for future unprecedented events such as flooding, landslides and wildfires and explore novel ways to lower the risk, and tackle the impacts of extreme weather events. The call is open March 1st, 2019 to June 1st, 2019. / SNS
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