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Why on earth would researchers consider hunting practices that deliberately induce stress and fear?
Five members of the EECRG attended the 56th Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science in Tartu, Estonia.
Congratulations to our new Doctor - Krishna Shrestha - who graduated on 31 May 2013.
The 'Surf & Turf' part of BSRS involved several EECRG members helping to make the links between food and biodiversity in both marine and terrestrial environments.
UiB researchers are documenting the extraordinary biodiversity in Uganda in pictures.
The Tage Nilsson Memorial Lectures in the Department of Geology, Quaternary Sciences, University of Lund were given by Hilary and John Birks on March 7 and 8.
Vigdis Vandvik, John-Arvid Grytnes, Hilary Birks, and John Birks spent three days (March 18-20 2013) at the final workshop of the Nordforsk Stay or Go network. The workshop was held in the wonderful Sommarøy Arctic Hotel amidst magnificent mountain and coastal scenery still blanketed with full, fresh winter snow.
The EECRG was well represented at the first conference of the newly founded Norwegian Ecological Society (NES) held in Trondheim 13-15 March 2013, with three lectures, one poster prize, and one chairperson of the panel debate.
Associate Professor Torstein Solhøy has passed away. Friends and colleagues at the Department of Biology and around the world will deeply miss this genial, enthusiastic, knowledgeable ecologist.
EECRG's group leader John-Arvid Grytnes summarised 2012 as 'a very good year for EECRG'
Congratulations to Jan Berge, John-Arvid Grytnes, and John Birks.
Evidence for the "Glacial survival of boreal trees in northern Scandinavia" is seriously questioned by EECRG members Hilary Birks and John Birks, and four international colleagues
John Birks was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Palaeolimnology at the 12th International Paleolimnology Symposium in Glasgow.
Congratulations to John-Arvid who has been promoted to a professor of competence.
Heidi Saure, Linn Krüger, and Liv Guri Velle have all successfully defended their theses this June.
Peter Emil Kaland has been invested as a Knight, First Class of the St Olav’s Order for his efforts to promote the values of coastal landscapes in western Norway.
Prior to the quintet of PhDs, María Luisa Ávila Jiménez also successfully defended her thesis.
Within the last five months, five EECRG members have successfully defended their theses.

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