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Norway: Arctic Svalbard islands lure tourists with polar bears, northern lights and winter darkness
International Business Times UK

Svalbard keeps tourists in the dark (AAP)

A Norwegian chain of Arctic islands is seeking to turn numbing cold and total winter darkness into a draw for visitors who usually only venture north for the midnight sun during fleeting summers. The new focus on winter in the Svalbard ... Yahoo! News Australia, 41 minutes ago

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Maritime Executive

North Korea Signs Svalbard Treaty

The North Korean government has signed the Svalbard Treaty, gaining legal access to the Svalbard Islands in the Arctic. The Korean Central News Agency reports that the nation's accession to the treaty provides it with an international guarantee for ...
 Maritime Executive21 hours ago North Korea and the Svalbard Treaty Enter … Pyongyang?  Arctic Journal2 days ago North Korea Says It Has New Access To The Arctic  Worldcrunch4 days ago
Huffington Post

Frozen! Journey to the real land of ice and snow

LONGYEARBYEN , Svalbard- If it weren't for the red flags marking the tundra trail to the glacier, some of us -- passengers on the Hurtigruten cruise ship MS Fram , sailing out of Longyearbyen, on Spitsbergen -- might have been tempted to strike out ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Man dead after Norway avalanche

One man is dead and nine others are injured following an avalanche in northern Norway. The town of Svalbard was hit in the morning after a fierce storm, overturning cars and displacing homes from their foundations. Four children are among the ...
 Sky News Australia1 month ago Avalanche kills man in Norway's Svalbard archipelago  Kathmandu Post1 month ago At Least One Dead as Avalanche Hits Norway's Svalbard  Sputnik1 month ago Several people missing after avalanche smashes into houses on Arctic island Europe  Irish Independent1 month ago

Caroline Lucas: this Energy Bill proves Cameron's husky-hugging days are long gone

Prime Minister David Cameron poses with husky Troika on the Scott-Turner glacier on Svalbard Island, Norway, in 2006. Andrew Parsons/Pool/PA Most people will only be thinking about one energy bill this week. With temperatures dropping many will ...
 Prospect2 weeks ago
WA Today

Just-launched 'Coastal Expedition' concept for Hurtigruten in Norway

Sailing the Svalbard islands with Hurtigruten. Photo: Jostein Dahl Gjelsvik CHANGE OF COURSE Hurtigruten'sMSSpitbergenwill be sailing out in refurbished style from early May and will be plying Norwegian waters in tandem with MSLofoten.
 WA Today1 month ago
Sky News Australia

Norway: Child Injured in Svalbard Avalanche Dies in Hospital

Norwegian police say one of two children who were seriously injured in an avalanche on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard has died. Police spokeswoman Kjerstin Askholt announced the death on Sunday, a day after the avalanche slammed into ...
 ABC News1 month ago Child injured in Norway avalanche dies  Northern Territory Government1 month ago Saudi- Two killed after deadly avalanche hits Norwegian island  MENAFN1 month ago Saudi- Rescue teams assess risk after deadly avalanche hits Norwegian island  MENAFN1 month ago
The Independent Barents Observer

Polar Bear conservation

The Polar Bear Range States (Canada, Denmark (Greenland) Norway (Svalbard), Russia and the United States) all signed the Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears in 1973. In September 2015 a Circumpolar Action Plan regarding a Conservation ...
 EGlobal Travel Media1 month ago More polar bears in Svalbard  The Independent Barents Observer1 month ago More polar bears on Norway's Svalbard despite changing ice conditions: researchers month ago XINHUA - More polar bears on Norway's Svalbard despite changing ice conditions: researchers  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
Reuters UK

Inside the Doomsday seed vault

An ice covered entrance door to the international gene bank Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV) near Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen, Norway, October 20, 2015. The vault, which opened on the Svalbard archipelago in 2008, is designed to protect crop seeds, ...
 Reuters UK1 month ago Norway's Doomsday Arctic seed vault to receive two deposits in 2016  Before It's News1 month ago Norway gives new inside look at world's biggest seed vault  The Local Norway4 days ago Doomsday Seed Vault in the Arctic  Global Research1 week ago
Digital Journal

This is Russia's new man in Svalbard

The diplomat is not unfamiliar with life in the Arctic archipelago. In the period 2006-2008 he served as consul on the island. Later, has has been Ambassador in Latvia and MFA representative in Pskov, a note from the Russian Ministry of Foreign ...
 The Independent Barents Observer1 week ago Two killed, several injured in Norway Arctic avalanche  Digital Journal1 month ago Deadly Norway Avalanche Shakes Isolated Arctic Community  US.NewsHub.org1 month ago Avalanche on Svalbard Arctic archipelago kills one man  Yahoo! News1 month ago
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