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Longyearbyen: The World's Northernmost Town
Epoch Times

Longyearbyen: The World's Northernmost Town

Longyearbyen is the only town in Spitsbergen, a glacier-covered island belonging to the remote Svalbard archipelago which is also known as the last stop before the North Pole. Complete darkness reigns from early November to the beginning of February ... Epoch Times, 1 month ago
Come along for the ride Greenpeace Canada, 1 month ago
Norway archipelago shuns those without jobs Indian Express, 1 month ago

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Offshore Energy Today, 6 days ago, 3 weeks ago
Toronto Star Online, 2 weeks ago
Barents Observer, 2 weeks ago
CBS News, 2 weeks ago
Canon UK, 2 weeks ago
WWF, 2 weeks ago
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World Maritime News, 2 weeks ago

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 month ago
University of Manchester

NoCGV Svalbard Assists in Climate Research in Arctic

Coast Guard vessel NoCGV Svalbard assisted researchers from the Nansen Center with climate research in the Arctic in September. The expedition is conducted annually and the main goal is to measure ocean temperature in the Fram Strait, located ...
 Subsea World News1 day ago Svalbard reindeer numbers on the rise  Laboratory News1 month ago Warming a Boost to Reindeer  National Geographic2 months ago Norwegian reindeer herds boosted by climate change  University of Manchester2 months ago

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 months ago I Fought a Polar Bear that Killed a Teenager Under My Watch—Here's What Happened  AlterNet.org6 days ago 'Shock' at friend's polar bear death  BBC2 months ago Expedition company cleared of neglect in polar bear mauling inquest  ITV.com2 months ago

Norway says no to Chinese radar on Svalbard

in China , International relations , Norway / by Lasse Henriksen / on September 15, 2014 at 14:47 / The two current EISCAT radars at Svalbard. With a 32 and 42 meters in diameter, the proposed radar would have been slightly larger with a ...
 ScandAsia.com3 days ago
WWF New Zealand

Arctic expedition pioneers technique for polar bear research

WWF and Norwegian Polar Institute staff at polar bear tracks. Svalbard, Norway. April 2014. A team of French scientists working in partnership with WWF has for the first time isolated polar bear DNA from a track left in the snow. The ...
 WWF New Zealand2 weeks ago Polar bear's optimistic bid to sneak up on herd of walruses doesn't go to plan  Capital Bay1 week ago Polar Bear Research in Arctic Pioneers New Technique to Extract DNA  World Wildlife Fund2 weeks ago Beach cleaners find polar bear stuck in net  The Local Norway1 month ago
Canon Europe

Canon and WWF share results of research into the impact of climate change in the Arctic

Brutus Östling. Canon/WWF The WWF-Canon & Norwegian Polar Institute's expedition to Svalbard this year aimed to collect critical data about Europe's most westerly polar bear population and how the locations of their dens for giving birth are ...
 Canon Europe2 weeks ago
Barents Observer

Russia vows stronger foothold on Svalbard

Creation of the Russian Research Centre on Svalbard was adopted by an order of the Government onTuesday. The Centre will make sure decisions of the Government Commission will be implemented, reads the document posted on the portal of ...
 Barents Observer2 weeks ago
Barents Observer

Seismic explorers pull out of Svalbard waters

The vessel Artemis Atlantic on the 19th August completed the assembly of seismic data from the northern parts of the Barents Sea, one month ahead of the originalschedule. Because of nice weather and few technical problems, the data assembly has ...
 Barents Observer3 weeks ago

How is earth connected to space?

The Birkeland Centre for Space Science has a research outpost on the Svalbard islands, in the Arctic. From here they conduct trials to observe electric currents in space. (Photo: Kim E. Andreassen) "We have become a society that is ever more ...
 ScienceNordic3 weeks ago
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