February 2016 Newsletter

By on March 1, 2016

Presentations from Arctic Frontier 2016 conference January 24-29: Evenset et al-AF 2016- Industrial contaminants i local food items Mikkelsen et al 2016 Risk Perceptions Arctic Frontiers  

April 2015 Newsletter

By on April 27, 2015

The Russian and Norwegian samples are all analysed and some of the results were presented in a joint meeting with County governor of Finnmark (Bente Christiansen and Helen Andersen). Four presentations were given (in Norwegian): –Bakgrunn for nytt helseprosjekt-NILU rapport-20042015 –Miljøgifter i mat Pasvik-slide 1-7 Miljøgifter i mat Pasvik-slide 8-12 Miljøgifter i mat Pasvik-slide 13-17 –miljøgifter […]

June 2014 Newsletter

By on June 20, 2014

-Most of food items and human samples from Norway and Russia are now analysed for metals and some POPs.  Data from Finland will be completed in August. -Questionnaires and interviews in all three countries are completed – Barents Summer School week 25 arranged by T. Sandanger and E. Anda. Sandanger, Anda, Rautio, Kovalenko, Normann participated […]

January 2014 Newsline

By on January 31, 2014

Interim annual report was finalized December 2013 Many of the project participants joined the Arctic Frontier conference, Tromsø, Norway- January 21-24. Oral presentation about the project by Torkjel Sandanger Friday January 24. Friday January 24 (04 Sandanger) Poster presentation by Eirik Mikkelsen et al. Mikkelsen et al 2014 Local risk perceptions Arctic Frontiers 2014 poster […]

Status flyer, October 2013

By on October 2, 2013

New status flyer can be found here: Flyer- October 2013 status- KO467 (pdf)

September 2013 Newsline

By on September 24, 2013

The questionnaire for the food and health security perceptions survey are now sent out to people living in towns and communities in the border region of all three countries. Local food items such as fish, game, berries and mushrooms are now collected in all three countries and will be sent to laboratories for analysis of […]

June 2013 Newsline

By on July 4, 2013

The questionnaire for the food and health security perceptions survey is now being translated to Russian, Finnish and Norwegian. The survey will be conducted in August-September in towns and communities in the border area. Master students at the University of Tromsø are invited to participate in the project with questionnaires and interviews of local people […]


By on July 2, 2013

Project “KO467- Food and health security” presented By Tore F. Berglen, Workshop at Bioforsk Svanhovd on ‘Air pollution – Terrestrial effects’ May 6-8th 2013: Information and publicity from the meeting and the project in local newspaper “Sør Varanger avis” Project presented by Eirik Mikkelsen at the Calotte academy, arranged by Gunhild Hoogensen, Tromsø May 20 […]

Project Meeting

By on January 4, 2013

Whole day project meeting for all participants in the project “KO467- Food- and health security” March 7 2013. Place: Tromsø, the Fram centre