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Will not fish underused species

Norwegian fishermen do not want to fish untraditional marine species despite the overwhelming number of reports that indicate great potential.

Sitting it out

Youngsters in Norway today are not as fit as earlier generations, and even the best perform less well. Researchers now warn that a wave of inactivity could have a major long-term health impact.

Less pain for the physically active

Physically active individuals suffer less from chronic pain and enjoy better mental health. Cancer patients, too, benefit from exercise. Everyone can profit from getting up off the sofa.

From biodiesel by-product to tilapia farming

Large amounts of rapeseed from the production of biodiesel can be used in feed for Nile tilapia, one of the most important fish species in global aquaculture.

Mum and Dad share the workload

A great many Norwegian couples distribute paid and unpaid work fairly evenly between them, statistics show.

Beware of the limitless joys of nature

If Norway does not set clearer limitations to the public access to land, we risk sawing off the branch we’re sitting on.

New ISO standards for fish products

Two new ISO standards for traceability of fish products have been approved. These standards will provide consumers around the globe with access to more information about the seafood they eat.

Gaming technology for calculating floods

Norwegian researchers have borrowed a page from game developers to devise simulation technology that can help reduce the damage from catastrophic floods.

Coffee and potatoes point the way for herring

The herring has much to learn from potatoes and coffee when it comes to marketing and developing new products.

Small creatures do great damage

A tiny animal has become a costly affair for fish farmers. Now scientists intend to make it hot for the little pest.
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