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Scientists in Arctic Norway discover ancient tropical forest
Christian Science Monitor

Scientists in Arctic Norway discover ancient tropical forest

Scientists in Svalbard have discovered fossilized tree stumps that are evidence of a carbon-scrubbing, mossy forest from the Devonian period some 416 million to 358 million years ago. Partial tree trunk with the base preserved, at the site in ... Christian Science Monitor, 4 days ago
Fossilized forests unearthed in arctic Norway Science Recorder, 4 days ago
Sky News Australia

Ancient Svalbard forest linked to climate shift

The remains of the 380 million-year-old trees were found on the Norwegian archipelago… Fossils of an ancient forest thought to be responsible for one of Earth's most dramatic climate shifts have been discovered by British researchers. The ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago Ancient Forest discovered in Arctic Norway linked to Climate Shift in History  Topnews.in1 day ago Ancient Fossilized Forest Responsible For Biggest Climate Shift In History  Design & Trend4 days ago Ancient Fossil Forests Discovered in the Arctic  MyInforms1 week ago

Scientists find an old tropical...

Bet you didn't know there was a tropical forest in the Arctic. That's what scientists say they've uncovered in Svalbard, Norway, though the remnants of the forest are actually 380 million years old and fossilized. Back when the early trees—a ...
 DailyNews724.com4 days ago Scientists find an old tropical forest in the Arctic  FOXNews.com1 week ago Scientists Find Tropical Forest—in the Arctic  Newser1 week ago

The Renewable Arctic

Image Credit: An Arctic mountain at the north west coast of Svalbard. Thomas Hallermann | Marine Photobank At the recent Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland, governments, policy-makers, and scientists gathered to promote a shared agenda for the ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago Svalbard peaks 100,000 years older than thought  The Local Norway2 months ago
National Geographic

Video: Skiing the Svalbard Solar Eclipse

It was the coldest Id ever felt, but I only needed to last a couple of more minutes. Then frostbite or starvation or the apocalypse or whatever was going to take me could do so. As the moon eclipsed the entirety of the sun, my fingers and toes ...
 National Geographic1 week ago
CNN Money

Tour Svalbard's seed bank -- humanity's backup

CNN's Arwa Damon travels to Svalbard to visit the Global Seed Vault, meant to be humanity's backup in the event of a catastrophe that
 CNN1 month ago Arctic 'doomsday vault' opens  CNN Money1 month ago That Arctic Seed Vault Isn't Just There for a Doomsday  Wired News2 months ago 'Doomsday' Seed Vault: The Science Behind World's Arctic Storage Cube  LiveScience.com2 months 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 Mercury2 months ago

Doomsday Seed Vault Opens for First Time

Nestled into a frigid mountain just 800 miles south of the North Pole, a metallic building called the Svalbard Global Seed Vault holds almost 1 million different types of seeds. It's the ultimate insurance policy for the world's food supply stored ...
 Fortune2 months ago Doomsday seed vault opens for the first time due to Syrian war  Fortune2 months 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 UK2 months ago Norway: Hao-Space hosts photography salon  Global Times1 week ago Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 Winning Photos  Space.com2 months 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 months ago
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