Scientific Advice

The Greenland Institute of Natural Resources provides the Greenland Self Rule with advice on sustainable exploitation of living resources and safeguarding of the environment and biodiversity. The biological advice of GINR are independent of special interests and based on scientific documentation from research and monitoring.

Population assessments, advice, etc. are produced and assured in scientific committees under various international bodies. GINR is represented in:




Updated 05.30.2017

Latest news:

Decline in all inshore halibut stocks in North Greenland

Recently, the inshore stocks of Greenland halibut in Disko Bay, Uummannaq and Upernavik have all...


Reduced catch advice on pelagic fish species for 2018

The biological advice for fishery of mackerel, herring and blue whiting in the Northeast Atlantic...

Catch of certain sea mammals assessed sustainable

Contrary to last year’s NDF- assessment, Non-Detrimental Findings, catch of walrus in Greenland has...

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