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Norway archipelago shuns those without jobs
Indian Express

Norway archipelago shuns those without jobs

The Norwegian town of Longyearbyen in Svalbard prides itself on its crime-free streets. SOURCE: NYT As governor of Norway's northernmost territory, Odd Olsen Ingero commands a police force with just six officers and a single detention cell for an ... Indian Express, 4 days ago

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Pyramiden, The North Pole's Mysterious Ghost Town

PYRAMIDEN — The Langoysund , an old fishing boat that takes people to Norway's Svalbard fjords stops its motors on the narrow packed ice. On the right side, imposing, magnificent, and streaked with blue veins, is Nordenskiöldbreen — one of the ...
 Worldcrunch1 week ago
University of Manchester

Svalbard reindeer numbers on the rise

Arctic reindeer numbers have been on the rise for 35 years In an unexpected twist, climate change is having a positive effect on the Norwegian reindeers of Svalbard. Populations in the Arctic Archipelago are thriving because of rising ...
 Laboratory News1 week ago Warming a Boost to Reindeer  National Geographic1 week ago Norwegian reindeer herds boosted by climate change  University of Manchester2 weeks ago Norwegian reindeer are enjoying the balmy weather, breeding like bunnies  Grist Magazine1 week ago
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BBC

Svalbard's polar bear risk 'serious'

The inquest into the death of 17-year-old Horatio Chapple has highlighted the extreme dangers posed by polar bears in the Arctic. But what safety measures can be taken to protect against the creatures? Everywhere you go on Svalbard the image of ...
 BBC2 weeks ago Inquest into boy killed by polar bear  ITV.com3 weeks ago 'I saw polar bear dragging someone by his head'  ITV.com3 weeks ago Inquest hears of polar bear attack  Sky News Australia3 weeks ago

A lesson in surviving the Arctic

There's a good chance of seeing polar bears on a Svalbard cruise from Longyearbyen. Source: ThinkStock REARING up with its claws outstretched, the polar bear is poised. His white fur is soaked ruby red with fresh blood and he looks ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail1 month ago
Mashable

Endangered Animal-Themed Condoms: Do It for a Good Cause

A polar bear scans the surrounding area for seals from the top of a large piece of glacial ice in Liefdefjorden, Svalbard. Image: Rebecca Jackrel/Barcroft Media/ By Katie Nelson 2014-07-11 12:17:40 UTC In honor of World Population Day on Friday, ...
 Mashable3 weeks ago

Glacier Collapse Caught on Camera

Spitsbergen is the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway and borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Greenland Sea. The island is also home to many glaciers, which grow and diminish as the seasons change. This diminishing ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland3 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Teen on Norweigan Holiday Tragically Mauled to Death by Polar Bear

Svalbard, Norway This remote archipelago lies almost exactly halfway between this Northern European nation and the North Pole. It is here that 17-year-old Horatio Chapple paid £4000 for an adventure trip in the nature back in 2011. Sadly, he did ...
 ECanadaNow3 weeks ago Horatio Chapple: Polar Bear Killed Eton Teenager 'Following Trip Wire and Rifle Failures'  International Business Times UK3 weeks ago UK trip leader I tried to gouge polar bears eyes  Big News Network3 weeks ago Polar Bear Killing: Trip Leader 'Wrestled' Animal  Independent Radio News3 weeks ago
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Prague Post

Czech first research polar station opens in Svalbard

JUCB built it from a purchased house in Longyearbyen that is the administrative centre of the northernmost Norwegian archipelago. Until now, the JUCB scientists have only worked in a leased terrain station. The new building and equipment cost 30 ...
 Ceskenoviny1 month ago Scientists to open first Czech research station in Svalbard  Prague Post1 month ago

Telenor says telecoms link to Svalbard is restored

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 Telecompaper1 month ago 'Telenor says telecoms link to Svalbard is restored'  Individual.com1 month ago
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