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Greenpeace Nordic Ass’n and Nature and Youth v. Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Case no. 16-166674TVI-OTIR/06 (Oslo District Court) (4 January 2018)

Greenpeace Nordic Ass’n and Nature and Youth v. Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Case no. 16-166674TVI-OTIR/06 (Oslo District Court) (4 January 2018)

Greenpeace Nordic Association and Natur og Ungdom (Nature & Youth) filed a case challenging licenses for offshore oil production granted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

In January, 2018, the Oslo District Court found Article 112 of the Norwegian Constitution creates an enforceable right to a healthy environment. The court acknowledged that this right includes the right to a healthy climate. 

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Erik Anderson v. The Norwegian State, No. 5B/2001 (5 Oct. 2001) (“Svartskogen” case)

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The Norwegian Supreme Court found in favor of the Sami parties, holding that the Sami community had acquired collective ownership to a parcel of land through communal utilization since time immemorial. 

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Aquaculture Act (2006)

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