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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, 2 weeks ago
Come along for the ride Greenpeace Canada, 3 weeks ago
Norway archipelago shuns those without jobs Indian Express, 1 month ago

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Barents Observer, 2 days ago
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ScienceNordic, 4 days ago
Science Daily, 4 days ago
Greenpeace International, 1 week ago, 3 weeks ago
Edinburgh Evening News, 2 weeks ago
Indian Express, 1 month 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

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 month ago Warming a Boost to Reindeer  National Geographic1 month ago Norwegian reindeer herds boosted by climate change  University of Manchester1 month ago Norwegian reindeer are enjoying the balmy weather, breeding like bunnies  Grist Magazine1 month 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 ...
 BBC1 month ago Inquest into boy killed by polar bear  ITV.com1 month ago 'I saw polar bear dragging someone by his head'  ITV.com1 month ago Inquest hears of polar bear attack  Sky News Australia1 month 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-Mail2 months ago

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, ...
 Mashable1 month 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 Ireland1 month 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 ...
 ECanadaNow1 month ago Horatio Chapple: Polar Bear Killed Eton Teenager 'Following Trip Wire and Rifle Failures'  International Business Times UK1 month ago UK trip leader I tried to gouge polar bears eyes  Big News Network1 month ago Polar Bear Killing: Trip Leader 'Wrestled' Animal  Independent Radio News1 month ago
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 ...
 Ceskenoviny2 months ago Scientists to open first Czech research station in Svalbard  Prague Post2 months 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 Observer2 days ago
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