We can not blame pollution or climate change for the fact that 2752 species are threatened with extinction.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Nine out of ten species are threatened as a direct result of how we use Norway.

The ancient giant ash that clings to the wall around Halsnøy monastery in Hardanger is proof of the tree’s long roots in Norway’s history. Ash is now critically threatened with extinction – mainly due to the ash blight that people transported from Asia to Europe.

24. nov. 2021 09:16

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This is shown by the new red list for Norway that the Species Data Bank has created.

New roads, modern forestry, new residential and industrial areas and massive cottage development are the most important reasons.

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