Thomas Nilsen

Norway refuses to give Finland what could have been the country’s highest mountain peak.
October 16, 2016
72 years after the Petsamo-Kirkenes operation, remains of soldiers are still recovered from the battle areas.
October 16, 2016
Two very different views on what happened at a joint Norwegian, Russian Border Guards meeting in Kirkenes.
October 14, 2016
Negotiations are initiated to reopen the only flight between Barents Russia and Norway.
October 12, 2016
Three ballistic missiles have been launched Wednesday. Two from submarines in the Barents Sea and Okhotsk Sea and one from Plesetsk.
October 12, 2016
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges governments to ensure that Indigenous Peoples' rights and contributions remain central when ways to fight climate changes are discussed.
October 09, 2016
Our collaboration with publisher Alice Rogoff and the Arctic Now gives us a much broader circumpolar audience, says Director Atle Staalesen.
October 08, 2016
Tourist companies follow each other and are now coming to the Arctic, says Sven-Olof Lindblad, a pioneer in expedition cruising in ice-covered waters.
October 08, 2016
Like mankind cooperated on spaceships in the Star Trek movies, joint icebreaker operations in the Arctic would benefit all of us today, says Admiral Papp.
October 07, 2016
After being moored for 23 years, the nuclear powered icebreaker will be towed for final decommissioning.
October 05, 2016