All I want for Christmas is an ocean-climate nexus: Reflections from COP25 in Madrid

In this post, anthropologist Dr. Camilla Borrevik offers some insights into events and developments that took place at COP25 in Madrid (December 2019), with special attention to the connection between ocean and climate in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Hopes were high ahead of the United Nations (UN) climate talks at the Read More …

Annual ANZORA conference in Lublin, Poland

Dr. Joanna Siekiera sums up this year’s annual Australia, New Zealand, Oceania Research Association (ANZORA) conference in Lublin, Poland.     On 13 December 2019, I organized the annual conference for the Australia, New Zealand, Oceania Research Association (ANZORA) in Lublin. This was the 11th edition of the ANZORA national conference, which gathers Polish scientists Read More …

Mare Nullius participates at Norad seminar “Ocean management: opportunities, challenges and experience”

Written by Dr. Camilla Borrevik.   On 22 October 2019, I participated in the seminar “Ocean management: opportunities, challenges and experience” in Oslo, Norway. The seminar was organised by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), in cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS).  The Read More …

Mare Nullius at Bergen Summer Research School

Over the last couple of weeks, the University of Bergen has hosted the Bergen Summer Research School, bringing together PhD students and junior researchers from a wide range of disciplines and countries. The focus for this year’s summer school was how scientists and academics can make their research have an impact on policy making relating to Read More …