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Half of Norwegian red foxes eat rat poison

Many people still put out poison baits, even though this form of rodent control is prohibited.

How studies of Norwegian fjord ice can help create a safer future for the arctic

During winter, a thick layer of ice can form on the surface of the northern Norwegian fjords. The knowledge of the varying conditions of this ice can be applied to understand to protect and aid the Arctic in the future.

From lethal spider toxins to eco-friendly pesticides

Biological insecticides are naturally derived pesticides that represent an environmentally friendly alternative to many of the existing pesticides used in agriculture.

Exhaust gas is to blame: Ground-level ozone is damaging crops

Exhaust gas emissions have doubled the amount of ground-level ozone. Vegetation is being destroyed. Food production is decreasing. Researchers now fear that the damage is greatest in the Arctic regions.

Fighting the insect apocalypse with hotels, flowers and dead trees

The news is full of stories about how the world’s insects are disappearing, whether from pollution, climate change, habitat losses or a combination of all three. But there are simple measures that people can use to fight back.

Finding eco-friendly alternatives to cotton — in the forest

Finnish researchers are now making fabric from trees, cardboard and old newspapers as a possible alternative to cotton.

Here’s what a warmer world will look like in Norway

The UN's new special report on the 1.5 degree C target describes dramatic consequences for ecosystems if global temperatures rise an average of 2 degrees. How vulnerable are Norwegian ecosystems under these conditions?

Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry – new research

New study reveals the first quantitative global evidence for the significant roles that seagrasses play in supporting fishery productivity.

Why is so little plastic actually recycled?

A group of Danish and Swedish researchers have now tackled this exact question. Their answer? Money.

Norwegians won’t stop flying, even though they know it’s bad for the planet

Flying is one of the last things that Norwegians want to give up. Should we require people to cut their air travel by one flight a year? One researcher says that won’t work, and that the only solution is electric airplanes.

Focusing on microplastic in honey or beer masks a much bigger problem

OPINION: General exposure to plastic and microplastics is a bigger concern.

Meet the mud dragon: The tiny animal that lives on the beach

This fascinating dragon-like animal can be found on beaches all over the world. But you will need a microscope to see one.