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Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Norway and US cooperation in space continues

This satellitestation at Svalbard, Norway, is a part of the current cooperation. It is run by Kongsberg Satellite Services. have signed an extension of their agreement for ten more years. This means that the two countries continue working together ..., 5 hours ago
Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 6 days ago
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Polar bears AT RISK of being SHOT in their Arctic home after tourist boom in Svalbard

POLAR bears are being shot in their great Arctic paradise because of increasing clashes with foreign adventurers. Four of the ice bears have been targeted this year after dangerous encounters with visitors to the beautiful snow-capped mountains and ...
 Scottish Daily Express3 hours ago Tourism increase leads to polar bears being shot dead in the Arctic  International Business Times UK4 hours ago As Norway's Arctic draws visitors, more polar bears get shot  Himalayan Times7 hours ago CORRECTED: As Norway's Arctic draws visitors, more polar bears get shot  Yahoo! India6 hours ago

Abandoned Soviet mining outpost reborn as retro tourist attraction

Sovietworld An abandoned Soviet mining town on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is enjoying new life as a "Soviet-style" retro tourist attraction. Reviving the past Sasha Romanovskiy looks as welcoming as a hotel manager can with a ...
 ABC Online1 day ago
New Indian Express

Aishwarya Sridhar - youngest to win Best Nature and Wildlife Award

Ladakh for the snow leopard, Pantanal for the jaguar, Svalbard for the polar bear, Nilgiris for the amazing flycatchers…her photo bucket list goes on and on. With time and passion, this 19-year-old photographer is determined to capture life at the ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Facts About the Global Seed Vault

06:31pm ET MORE The Global Seed Vault opened in 2008 on Svalbard, Norway, above the Arctic Circle. Credit: Mari Tefre/Global Crop Diversity Trust, Creative Commons license Sometimes called the "doomsday vault," the Svalbard Global Seed Vault ...
 LiveScience.com4 days ago Take a 360-Degree Tour of 'Doomsday' Seed Vault  Seeker3 weeks ago How a Seed Collection Could Save Humanity  Scientific American1 month ago Seeds on Ice  American Scientist1 month ago

China tops list of tourists visiting Arctic archipelagoes in 2016

Snow-covered mountains look over the Isfjord in Svalbard, Norway in this June 1, 2012 file photo. [Photo/Agencies] ST. PETERSBURG -- China ranked first in the number of tourists that visited Frantz Josef Land Archipelago and Novaya Zemlya ...
 CHINAdaily USA3 weeks ago

After unusual Arctic storms, sea ice coverage in region is plummeting

2 Shares Share Tweet Share What's This? The sailboat Northabout pictured in Svalbard, Norway, in 2016.Image: polar ocean challenge By Andrew Freedman2016-09-01 16:05:51 UTC Right now, a few hundred miles northwest of the tiny community of ...
 Mashable3 weeks ago

Heard the one about the polar bear penis?

EVER heard of a place called Svalbard? Well, you are about to in BBC Earth's Ice People: Life on the Edge. The 10-part series follows a close-knit community comprising different nationals living on this inhospitable Arctic island. Kirsty ...
 IOL4 weeks ago

Moderate earthquake - North Of Svalbard on August 12, 2016

Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake. MMI IV (Light shaking) Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be ...
 Before It's News1 month ago Svalbard travel tips from BBC Earth  Look Local1 month ago

Ludovico Einaudi on playing in the Arctic

Acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi has just returned from the Arctic Ocean near Svalbard, Norway, where he performed on a floating platform. Playing a grand piano to the backdrop of a surging glacier, Einaudi performed a ...
 BBC1 month ago Discovering glaciers and wildlife in Arctic Norway  MSN Philippines1 week ago Discovering glaciers, wildlife and hardy locals in Arctic Norway  MSN Philippines2 weeks ago
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