Forests Adaptation to Climate Change Focal Point at the NordGen Forest Conference

The forest conference "Scoping our forests for the future" included presentations by 14 lecturers and forests excursions in the region.

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New DNA Research Reveals the Origins of Northern Native Breeds

Ancient DNA can tell a lot about the animals and what they were like in ancient times. The historical DNA samples come from cattle that grazed the Northern forest meadows hundreds of years ago.

Professor Charlotte Kroløkke Investigates Human-animal Bonds

Within the cross-disciplinary 3MC project, professor Charlotte Kroløkke studies how human-animal relationships emerge. Her work can help create an understanding of genetic resources as forms of cultural heritage that are valuable for the future.

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NordGen Participates in International Session on Plant Genetic Resources

Representatives from NordGen are currently in India participating in the Governing Body session of the International Plant Treaty. Important but complex issues are at the agenda.

Mapping of Nordic Horses will Contribute to Improved Conservation Efforts for Threatened Breeds

New project will gather knowledge for future development of conservation plans for the Nordic horse breeds.

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Where Facts and Fiction Meet: Happy Cows Are the Key to Success in New Innovative Farm Survival Game

Fact and fiction meet in the game application Nordic Cows, which is based on information from folk tales, historical sources and pedigrees. The game is produced by the cross-disciplinary project 3MC – Nordic Mountain Cattle, which is led by NordGen....

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Forest Genetic Diversity Key to Success When Iceland Invests in Forest Tree Planting

NordGen Forest Working Group on Genetic Resources visited Iceland and gained more knowledge about the countrys special conditions for forestry.

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