Thomas Nilsen

“Pollution from Nikel must stop,” says Kirkenes-Mayor Rune Rafaelsen and suggests traveling together with Norway’s Minister of Environment to Moscow to solve the problem.
July 14, 2016
Immense blooms of the alga forming the turquoise colored belt now stretching across the Barents Sea may be linked to warming Arctic.
July 13, 2016
Unhealthy air-quality from a factory wrapped in pollution continues in Nikel despite closure of similar melting technology in Norilsk for environmental reasons.
July 12, 2016
Ever wanted to have a black Volga? On Friday and Saturday Finland’s Customs auctions away 128 of the cars used by asylum seekers to enter Lapland from Russia’s Kola Peninsula.
July 12, 2016
A series of unmanned underwater vehicles (UAV) for both research and military purposes are under development.
July 12, 2016
The hunt for the berries often referred to as “the gold of the Barents Region” has started two weeks earlier than normal.
July 11, 2016
Norway’s King Harald and Queen Sonja will travel together with several ministers in September.
July 11, 2016
200 more soldiers with light anti-aircraft and anti-armor weapons will be based with the Garrison of Sør-Varanger.
June 17, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry got a firsthand look into how climate changes impact the melting glacier in Kongsfjorden on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago.
June 16, 2016
Norwegian Armed Forces move soldiers and vehicles to Finnmark, but says the drill is planned long before Russia’s Defence Minister on Tuesday morning ordered a combat readiness inspection of troops.
June 14, 2016