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  • new-cees-chair-2018-660px Kjetill S. Jakobsen new Chair of CEES Sep. 28, 2018

    At a meeting for all CEES members, Professor Kjetill S. Jakobsen was introduced as the new Chair of CEES by the Head of the Department of Biosciences, Rein Aasland.

  • sparrow-group-fieldwork How the house sparrow came to be Aug. 10, 2018

    How is it that the small, charismatic house sparrow has become so closely associated with us? CEES researchers have been trying to answer this question by sequencing the DNA of populations of sparrows from across Europe and the Middle East. New publication published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.

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    Aksel Braanen Sterri er beskyldt for medvirkning til rasisme etter endringer i en leksikonartikkel om rasisme. En ny, kontraproduktiv antirasisme har nådd også norsk offentlighet.
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  • langangen-2018-spawning-distribution-fig1 The role of climate and size in the spawning distribution of cod Dec. 4, 2018

    Where the fish are spawning is of tremendous importance for the population ( see our post) but also for the industry relying on it, especially since harvesting is often concentrated on fish that aggregate for to spawn. Climate change and harvesting are known to strongly affect the fish population with effect on the spawning location. In a recent paper (Langangen et al. Global Change Biology ) we explore the question: “who is the culprit of spawning location change: Climate or fishing?”