Tag Archives: Politics of Norway

New research paper about cooperation in groups of Saami reindeer herders

Originally posted on The Tangled Woof of Fact:
People rely on one another in fundamental ways, but cooperation in groups can be fragile. Every day, we face tensions between acting in a socially responsible manner and following our own self-interest.…

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Why Herd Size Matters – Mitigating the Effects of Livestock Crashes

Just got a paper published in PLOS ONE. Basically, it provides the rationale for why it pays off for pastoralists to keep large herds of livestock.

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My latest publication

A bit earlier this year I got a paper published in Evolution and Human Behavior. In general, the paper investigates how pastoral slaughter strategies are shaped in the reindeer husbandry in Norway. From a governmental point of view, the reindeer … Continue reading

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