The Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) is an independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental, energy and resource management politics. Within this framework the institute's research is mainly grouped around six focal points: global governance and sustainable development; marine affairs and Law of the Sea; biodiversity and biosafety; polar and Russian politics; european energy and environmental politics; chinese energy and environmental politics. The main discipline is political science, but FNI researchers also hold degrees in law, economics, history, social anthropology and biology, and have special language and regional competence on Russia and China.
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Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leader gender: Male