Balancing use and protection of natural resources

Balancing use and protection of natural resources

We study balances and potential trade-offs regarding the use and conservation of natural resources from a broad societal perspective.

Sustainable use of natural resources varies by nature type, species, and human activities and interests. Our work aims to support and further develop effective management strategies utilizing a holistic approach considering a range of ecological factors and societal priorities.

Key words: nature conservation; species conservation; forestry; socio-ecological systems; political ecology; vacation-home development; recreational use; renewable energy sources.

About NINA

The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research.

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 P.O. Box 5685 Sluppen,
     NO-7485 Trondheim

 Phone +47 73 80 14 00
 E-mail: firmapost@nina.no