A new dissertation from NMBU shows that the feeding habits of the red deer changes the forest's plant and insect communities. Higher densities of red deer can potentially have major consequences on their surrounding ecosystems.
The combination of climate change and increased human population demands improved agricultural yields. There are ways to improve this productivity; but it is unlikely to combat hunger and malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa unless drastic adaptations are taken.
The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) is the university's competence centre on nature and the environment, sustainable use of natural resources, biological and geological processes.