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Kärt Paiste defends thesis on environmental changes after the Great Oxygenation Event

Earth’s capacity to sustain complex life is the most paramount feature that distinguishes it from all other planets. This is largely attributed to the high oxygen content of the Earth’s atmosphere, which began to grow after the onset of what is known […] » read more


An ice free corridor sustained Arctic marine life during the last Ice Age

During the last ice age, there was an ice free corridor wedged between two large ice masses in the Arctic. This corridor, which spanned several hundred kilometres, provided habitats for highly adaptable marine life-forms.

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Indian Ambassador visits climate science meeting in Tromsø

Newly appointed Indian ambassador to Norway, Hon. Krishan Kumar, recently visited a meeting at CAGE that highlights fruitful scientific collaboration between Indian and Norwegian climate scientists.

Text: Maja Sojtaric

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CAGE researcher joins program for outstanding talent at UiT

A new talent development program, AURORA Outstanding, will train selected young research talents to become future research leaders at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. One of the talents chosen for the program is CAGE researcher Andreia Plaza Faverola.

Text: Randi Solhaug/Maja Sojtaric. Photos: David Jensen

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CAGE professor given recognition for most cited edition of Marine Geology

CAGE professor Jürgen Mienert received an award as guest editor for one of the most cited special issues of Marine Geology in 2016-2017. His international team provided important insights into offshore geohazards.

Text: Maja Sojtaric

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Oases of life close to enormous methane plumes on the otherwise barren Arctic Ocean seafloor

New PhD dissertation from CAGE shows that methane derived carbon is a crucial part of the food web of the Arctic Ocean. It sheds new light on unique animal assemblages discovered thriving in the darkness close to cold methane plumes  

Text: Maja Sojtaric

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