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World's northernmost university: Why students choose Svalbard

World's northernmost university: Why students choose Svalbard

Students from around the world are flocking to the spectacularly remote University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS), which lies at a latitude of 78 degrees north, in the Arctic Sea, midway between Norway and the North Pole. Their presence reveals how an ... CNN, 4 days ago

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That Arctic Seed Vault Isn't Just There for a Doomsday

In the seven years since the Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened, hundreds of thousands of seed samples have gone into its icy tombs. And not one has come out—until now. This week the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas asked ...
 Wired News1 week ago Doomsday Seed Vault Opens for First Time  Fortune1 week ago Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened for the first time thanks to Syrian war  Examiner.com1 week ago Doomsday seed vault opens for the first time due to Syrian war  Fortune1 week ago
Tasmania Mercury

Doomsday vault to be opened

Doomsday vault ... Journalists and cameramen walk under a gust of cold wind near the entrance of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Source: AFP Source: Supplied ITS intended to be the ultimate insurance deposit: a library of hundreds of ...
 Tasmania Mercury1 week ago
Al Jazeera

Syria war spurs opening of 'doomsday' Arctic seed vault

As Aleppo gene bank built to safeguard global food supplies is at risk, researchers request frozen seeds from Svalbard. Syria's civil war has prompted the first withdrawal of seeds from a "doomsday" vault built in an Arctic mountainside to ...
 Al Jazeera1 week ago Arctic seed bank saves unique Syrian crops  The Local Norway2 weeks ago Syrian Civil War Prompts First Withdrawal From Doomsday Seed Vault In The Arctic  NPR1 week ago Syrian war spurs first withdrawal from doomsday seed vault  Grainews1 week ago
Huffington Post UK

The Winners Of The Best Astronomy Images Of The Year Are Brilliantly Breathtaking

French photographer Luc Jamet's image of the total solar eclipse in Svalbard has won this year's Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 award. The awe inspiring photograph captured the drama of the total solar eclipse 100m above the wintry ...
 Huffington Post UK1 week ago Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 Winning Photos  Space.com1 week ago
WA Today

Lindblad Expeditions' new 2016 Arctic program on National Geographic Explorer

Lindblad Expeditions 2016 program includes eight expeditions to Norway, Svalbard​, Iceland, Baffin Island and Greenland. Into the Arctic Lindblad Expeditions has floated out its new 2016 Arctic program on National Geographic Explorer, which ...
 WA Today2 weeks ago Explore the Polar Realms with Silversea Expeditions  PATA1 month ago

11 unforgettable, award-winning space photos of 2015

UTC The total solar eclipse over the Norwegian territory of Svalbard in March 2015. Image: Luc Jamet/Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year The beauty of a total solar eclipse seen in person is difficult to capture on film, but the ...
 Mashable2 weeks ago

Climate change key item on Xi's US visit

A polar bear is pictured at the Svalbard Islands in northern Norway in this 2006 file photo. [Photo/Xinhua] Stronger cooperation sought with Washington; climate change key item on Xi's state visit to US China and the United States should ... weeks ago One Photo Shows Grim Scenario For The Future Of Polar Bears  Inquisitr3 weeks ago Shocking photos show polar bears starving due to climate change  Deccan chronicle1 week ago Kerstin Langenberger: I feel honoured my emaciated polar bear picture sparked climate change debate  International Business Times UK2 weeks ago
Mother Nature Network

Norwegian politicians propose housing refugees on remote Arctic archipelago

Svalbard , a far-flung archipelago ruled over by King Valemon King Harald V of Norway, is positioned at the top of the world. Literally. Located north of the Arctic Circle halfway between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole, Svalbard is a ...
 Mother Nature Network2 weeks ago Norwegian Party Seeks to House Refugees on Arctic Svalbard Archipelago  Sputnik3 weeks ago Norwegian Politicians Suggest Refugees Head To Remote Arctic Islands  Huffington Post3 weeks ago
Reuters UK

Arctic views

A sign warns residents of the arctic Svalbard islands in Norway of the danger from roaming polar bears, May 26, 2013. Svalbard in Norway's high Arctic, is home to 2,500 people and about 3,000 polar bears. REUTERS/Balazs Koranyi Reuters / ...
 Reuters UK1 month ago
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