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Canon Europe Supports WWF and NPI Expedition to Svalbard to In...

Canon Europe, leader in imaging solutions, is sponsoring a WWF and Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) expedition to the islands of Svalbard above the Arctic Circle, as part of its role as Conservation Imaging Partner of WWF International. Setting off ... Global Print Monitor, 4 days ago

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8 most colourful cities in the world

1. Longyarbyen, Norway Longyarbyen may not be a big, sprawling city, but it's a capital - of Svalbard , a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Its multi-coloured houses contrast with the snows that lie for most of the year. 2. Buenos ...
 Skyscanner2 weeks ago Telenor invests NOK 12 mln in Svalbard's capital  Telecompaper2 weeks ago Norway Opens Coal Mine on Svalbard Archipelago  Coal Investing News1 month ago

Norway's Army Has Introduced Unisex Dorms and Reports No Problems

Shotgun firing on board KV Svalbard, the Norwegian Navy's largest vessel. Haakon Kjøllmoen—Sjøforsvaret / Forsvarets mediesenter Sharing bedrooms is reducing gender differences and increasing team spirit It may sound like a counter-intuitive ...
 Time3 weeks ago

Massive food vault stores seedy information

By Sibely Anan By Sibely Anan Somewhere on an island in the Svalbard archipelago is a mountain that houses a doomsday vault that offers permanent protection for the world's precious food crops. According to BBC, the depository, called the Global ...
 Individual.com3 weeks ago
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SA seeds secured in Norwegian bank vault

The Mid North seeds were deposited in Norway's Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a collection established in 1984 to protect a wide variety of plant seeds in case of regional or large-scale crisis. Former deputy prime minister and now vice-president of ...
 ABC Online3 weeks ago How seeds could be our saviors — if we save them first  Grist Magazine1 month ago 20,000 new seed samples deposited in Svalbard  Noodls1 month ago Government of Norway : 20,000 new seed samples deposited in Svalbard  4 Traders1 month ago
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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault protects seed samples from around the world behind four sets of air-locked doors on a remote island between Norway and the
 Slate Magazine4 weeks ago 20,000 more crops stored in Svalbard Seedbank, bringing total to 820,000  Sott.net1 month ago Brazilian beans and Japanese barley shipped to Svalbard seed vault  Big News Network1 month ago Brazil beans and Japan barley come to Svalbard  Sott.net1 month ago

Svalbard: 5 Fun Summer Adventures

Svalbard lies at the end of the world, quite literally. At 78 degrees north, Longyearbyen is a pretty remote settlement, although getting there is surprisingly easy -- a direct flight from Oslo is all that stands between you and an epic Arctic ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Den conditions reveal status of polar bears as they face decreasing ice

Credit: Thor S. Larsen / Norwegian Polar Institute Every autumn, in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, polar bears build dens to give birth and nurse their young through the first days of life. Knowing how many cubs are born and where their dens ...
 PhysOrg.com6 days ago Den and the art of polar bear research  WWF1 week ago Researchers Ready to Go Spying on Polar Bears  Softpedia6 days ago
Statistics Norway

Environmental impacts and indicators for the state of the nature on Svalbard

Svalbard covers 61022 km 2 , about 98 per cent of which is wilderness. The annual average temperature in 2012 was -3.2°C (Svalbard Airport), compared to -7.6°C in 1967 an indication that the temperature has gradually risen. The ...
 Statistics Norway1 week ago

In Bjørndalen, Norway, a Small Cabin Enjoys Some of the World's Fastest Internet

Source: Wall Street Journal Coverage Type: reporting On a cold shore in the icy archipelago of Svalbard, a relative stone's throw from the North Pole, a small cabin belonging to Svein Nordahl is a hive of activity. He has no running water and ...
 Benton Foundation2 weeks ago For Fastest Internet, Try a Cabin on Edge of the World  Newser1 week ago
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