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Arctic Ardor: Norway Set to Innovate Its Polar Domains Amid Ec...

The Norwegian government will seek toensure that Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago midway betweenmainland and the North Pole, continues asa robust family community, a white paper, presented byState Secretary Gjermund Hages√¶ter ofthe Progressive ... Sputnik, 2 weeks ago

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Institutes from around the world are making deposits to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

From sheep food to chili peppers - the new seed stores being deposited this week at the Arctic Vault take the world a step closer to future food security say the
 EnvironmentGuru.com5 days ago From sheep food to chili peppers seed deposit at Arctic Vault takes the world one step closer to future food security  SeedQuest6 days ago Inside the world's seed vault  News 1002 weeks ago A new politics of climate change could save the world  New Scientist1 month ago
National Geographic

Uncharted Arctic waters: A new opportunity for exploitation, or conservation?

Co-authored by Erica Cirino When thick sheets of sea ice began melting in the Arctic waters around Svalbard, Norway, a few years ago, a new expanse of sparkling blue sea opened up. As climate change continues to drive ice melt here on the ...
 National Geographic1 month ago McDonald's and reknown brands vow not to buy cod from previously untou  Fish Information & Services6 days ago
Huffington Post

Norwegian Town Rebuilds After Major Mine Closure And Deadly Avalanche

Low coal prices have forced the Store Norske Spitsbergen Coal Company to shutter its largest mine on Svalbard. For Longyearbyen, the collapse of coal presents daunting challenges. But Arild Olsen, the town's mayor and a former miner, sees ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Why the New Sea Level Alarm Can't Be Ignored

Meltwater gushes from an ice cap on the island of Nordaustlandet, in Norway's Svalbard archipelago. Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic Creative PUBLISHED April 1, 2016 There are days when even a born optimist starts to ...
 National Geographic1 month ago

To Study Climate Change, India To Monitor A Major Fjord In Arctic Region

To study climate change, India is conducting a programme to monitor one of the major fjords on the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic region, the government today said. In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, YS Chowdary, Minister of ...
 NDTV1 month ago Technological and environmental challenges of Arctic shipping - a case study of a fictional voyage in the Arctic  Polar Research5 days ago Denmark Engages in Arctic Nation-Bending  World Policy Institute6 days ago PTI - LSQ-ARCTIC - To study climate change, India to monitor a major fjord in Arctic region  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

U.S. Travelers Like Sustainable Tourism But Love Transparency From Brands

A hiker in Svalbard, Norway. Basecamp Explorer / Facebook Skift Take: Nearly one-third of the U.S. population identifies as sustainable travelers, but many of them are skeptical of brands' sustainability campaigns and iniatives. Proof and ...
 Skift3 weeks ago

The Cutest Svalbard Reindeers You Ever Did See

The Svalbard reindeer have no natural predators and so are very docile animals. They wander right through town and aren't generally bothered by people being nearby. Life in the tundra is hard, but reindeer have it easy thanks to their amazing ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com18 hours ago
Food Drink Business Europe

Food Industry Giants Agree Not to Expand Cod Fishing in Waters around Svalbard

A number of the world's food industry giants and fishing companies - including McDonald's, Iglo, Birds Eye, Icelandic Seachill, Fiskebåt, the Karat Group, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks and Spencer, Espersen, Asda and others - have voluntarily agreed ...
 ArcticPortal.org4 days ago Pioneering Cod Sustainability Agreement Reached  Food Drink Business Europe1 day ago McDonald's, Tesco sign 'historic' agreement to limit cod fishing  Digital Journal5 days ago McDonald's, Tesco Vow To Limit Cod Fishing In The Arctic  Tech Times5 days ago

The Economics of Living at the Top of the World

Norway's Svalbard archipelago, which sits some 700 miles from the North Pole, is barren when it comes to people but abundant in coal. For decades, anyone who settled there was primarily in the area to mine, but in 2013, hit by low oil prices, coal ...
 Foreign Affairs1 month ago SA woman completes race  Look Local4 days ago North Pole marathon: Trio with that top of the world feeling  Asiaone4 weeks ago 3 S'poreans complete North Pole Marathon  Asiaone1 month ago
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