The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

Cooperation and expertise for a sustainable future

The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, NINA, is as an independent foundation focusing on environmental research, emphasizing the interaction between human society, natural resources and biodiversity. NINA was established in 1988. The headquarters are located in Trondheim, with branches in Tromsø, Lillehammer, Bergen and Oslo. In addition, NINA owns and runs the aquatic research station for wild fish at Ims in Rogaland and the arctic fox breeding center at Oppdal.

NINA is a national and international competence center for applied ecology and nature research. NINA promotes and carries out long-term competencebuilding research, as well as contract research, development work and investigations.

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