Research in the Arctic, for those who live here | The Independent Barents Observer

The Fram Centre launches five new research programs with a total budget of 250 million NOK over five years.
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As the climate changes and traditional ways disintegrate under economic pressure, we need to examine the question of who benefits from climate research? As I scan jobs advertisements for work in the climate and ecology fields, most postings are for engineers and scientists that will plot economic growth for major corporations. The international economy will not facilitate the indigenous use of their traditional home, which yields no profit.

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