Thomas Nilsen

Relations with Russia was main focus, but meeting in the White House on Friday, the leaders agreed to strengthen work on the environmental challenges facing the Arctic.
May 14, 2016
Mayor of Kirkenes, Rune Rafaelsen, hopes Norway’s Minister of Fisheries upcoming visit to St. Petersburg sparks dialog on seafood export to the Russian market.
May 13, 2016
“It is not advisable with regular visits by nuclear powered submarines to a harbour with close proximity to the town,” says nuclear physicist Nils Bøhmer.
May 13, 2016
Norway’s Minister of Fisheries travels to St. Petersburg for the North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers’ Conference.
May 12, 2016
A U.S. navy attack submarine will have to shut down its reactor before sailing into Norwegian waters.
May 12, 2016
Norilsk-Nickel, the biggest air-polluter in the Barents Region, gets Russia’s Natural Resources and Environment Ministry’s “Environmental development – Evolution Award” for 2016.
May 11, 2016
Contamination increases as the snow and ice melts along the Izhma River in the Pechora River basin.
May 09, 2016
Two vessels able to break through 1,5 meters thick ice will be delivered by end of 2020.
May 06, 2016
The Soviet Border Guards station located a few hundred meters from the border to Norway was during the early days of the Cold War one of 47 nuke targets in the regions of Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Karelia, recently declassified data reveals.
May 03, 2016
Bjørn Frantzen has co-authored a book detailing where to spot the hundreds of bird spices in Varanger and Murmansk regions.
May 03, 2016