14. January 2020
Salmon farming: A relatively new industry in the northern region which provides food, jobs and prosperity, but also carries an environmental impact, with protests and irritation following in its wake. How should this industry be managed in a way that ensures sustainable future development? Researchers in four countries are now looking into this question.
PROGRESS is a strategic internal project of the institute that aims to investigate the epigenetic programming resulting from low oxygen stress during early development and how this influences the robustness of salmon.
28. November 2019
Researchers have evaluated how climate change could affect Norwegian salmon farming over the next 50 years.
In 2017, the European Commission launched the “Food from the Oceans” report, specifically suggesting that marine species at lower levels in the food chain are the future of sustainable aquaculture.
15. November 2019
Norwegian salmon producers are among the most efficient in the world. But although production costs in Norway are increasing to a lesser extent than in recent years, it is becoming increasingly expensive to farm salmon.
15. August 2019
Advanced technology is helping the aquaculture industry to take a step towards the future. But what about biology?
SaRi aims to study coexistence between fish farming, fisheries and fishing tourism in Finnmark, and whether facts about ripple effects affect the coexistence between these parties.
Nofima cordially invites you to six short and newsworthy presentations.
6. June 2019
A research report from Nofima and the NTNU Social Research puts forward new ideas for the future planning of sea areas. For example, could the introduction of marine industrial parks – industrial parks at sea – provide more space for the aquaculture industry?
This Nordic Centre of Excellence will develop knowledge and solutions for sustainable and resilient aquaculture production as a part of the blue bioeconomy, with a cross-disciplinary focus.