A microorganism's day at work
A bacterium cultivated in the highlands of Bolivia meets a microorganism from an alkaline lake in Kenya. Together they create a team of billions of tireless workers that provide humans with fuel for our vehicles or plastic bags to carry our groceries.
Making climate taxes more acceptable
A majority of Norwegians would accept increased climate taxes – if the taxes are understood as targeting specific environmental purposes. Earmarking of the revenues could help to gain public acceptance for such taxes.
Finding the nano-needle in the haystack
Norwegian researchers are among the first in the world to use radioactivity to trace nanoparticles in animals and soil. This makes it easier to identify any negative environmental impact.