Thomas Nilsen

Germany’s largest finance institution says the move is part of a commitment to protect the climate and help the EU to achieve its goal of being climate neutral by 2050.
July 28, 2020
Kilometers and kilometers of fragile taiga nature west of the smelters for nickel and copper in Monchegorsk was Friday covered by smog containing sulfur dioxide and heavy metals.
July 27, 2020
The Russian north was proudly honoring its sailors on the annual Navy Day, flexing power in the Kola Bay outside the fleet’s headquarters in Severomorsk.
July 26, 2020
Temperature of 21,7°C on Saturday is the warmest ever measured so far north in European Arctic.
July 25, 2020
While seven regions in southern Sweden from Saturday are open for travel, the Norwegian government still considers the COVID-19 situation in northernmost regions to be too bad.
July 25, 2020
The two reactors onboard the Soviet-built "Yamal" are reviewed by experts and approved for another 50,000 hours of operation, meaning the icebreaker can sail until 2028.
July 13, 2020
Nikora is hospitalized and undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and pneumonia.
July 10, 2020
Ministry of Defense confirms that Harstad is the new official homeport for the intelligence ship «Marjata» that until now has called on Kirkenes for crew change and supplies.
July 10, 2020
Tuomas Siilasjoki and Minna Näkkäläjärvi say they were taken by surprise when a mobile drill rig one day appeared in the horizon. Nobody had asked them about exploring for minerals inside their siida, a reindeer foraging area, in northern Finland. The Sámi families here in Tarvantovaara wilderness area fear the world's hunger for metals to ramp up the green economy will destroy their indigenous way of life.
July 09, 2020
Villagers are asked to meet at 5 am on July 7th to board busses bringing them in safe distance for the Russian navy’s test site on the coast of the White Sea in northern Russia. A warning to ships is issued for a large area in the White Sea from Nenoksa towards Cape Kanin.
July 06, 2020