Thomas Nilsen

A science expedition to the area has discovered “big concentrations of radioactivity” in the ice – and concludes that the glaciers are melting into the sea at record speed.
October 09, 2018
Houses are sagging in Longyearbyen and the unstable ground around the famous seed vault is now frozen artificially while the entrance to the tunnel is being re-built.
October 09, 2018
UN Climate Panel tells world leaders to take far-reaching and unprecedented action to avoid irreversible changes to life on planet earth.
October 08, 2018
Reactor testing starts later in October or in November.
October 03, 2018
Northern Fleet’s brand new frigate «Admiral Gorshkov» has sailed on Barents Sea combat training mission. So have nuclear submarines and strategic bombers.
October 03, 2018
This was once upon a time the world's northernmost kindergarten and primary school. Abandoned twenty years ago, Pyramiden coal-mining town on the northern edge of the world is a preserved display of what the Soviet Union wanted to offer in the Arctic if communism worked. It didn’t.
October 03, 2018
«Norwegian authorities are again considering the use of nuclear weapons against Norway or close to Norway as a not unthinkable scenario,» reads a new threat assessment report.
September 30, 2018
10 years of comprehensive field work, measurements and formal diplomatic talks are completed as the new border agreement was signed in Moscow on Wednesday.
September 26, 2018
Russia’s first updated Yasen-class submarine, the Kazan, is now sailing its maiden voyage in the White Sea.
September 25, 2018
A railway will affect the income and existence of the reindeer herding communities in the entire area from Rovaniemi in Finland to Kirkenes in Norway.
September 24, 2018