Project Details


Population genetics: Studies have been carried on genetic structures of different organisms living on and around the Faroe Islands:
- Different fish species living on the Faroe Bank
- Faroese House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
- Faroese house mouse (Mus musculus)
- Faroese eel (Anguilla Anguilla)
- Faroese Brown rats (Rattus norvegicus)
- Faroese mountain hare (Lepus timidus)
as well as the genetic structure and origin of the Faroese people.
Effective start/end date1/04/92 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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