More from: Ecology

«These kind of temperatures have never before been registered in the region», the country’s Hydrometeorological Center says.
February 03, 2017
One of the biggest industrialists - and polluters - in the Russian Arctic reiterates his intention modernize and get clean.
February 02, 2017
Indigenous communities in Finland rejoice as years of negotiations lead to agreement over the Nordic Sami Convention. But critics remain abundant.
January 16, 2017
Saida Bay radioactive waste storage and treatment plant is a symbol of how east and west relations transformed from arms race to beneficial cooperation.
January 13, 2017
Amid big protests from environmentalists and the Sami Parliament.
December 20, 2016
The meltdown at the top of the world proceeded at an unprecedented clip over the past year, a sweeping scientific report said Tuesday.
December 16, 2016
All the municipalities in the region go against disputed drilling in nearby waters. But the fight is not over, the oil industry says.
December 10, 2016
Seismic censors are being installed near key industrial sits and infrastructure objects.
December 07, 2016
Heavy snowfall is a normal feature in Tromsø. But this is how it looks like on December 1st this year.
December 01, 2016
Militarization and offshore oil development notwithstanding, major new areas of Russian Arctic lands are being subjected to enhanced environmental protection.
November 18, 2016
From Svalbard to the New Siberian Islands. The Russian and Norwegian Arctic has never been this warm in November.
November 18, 2016
A new deal signed by several of the country’s biggest fish companies is to help protect vulnerable Arctic sea bed against trawling.
November 16, 2016
Norilsk Nickel signs $1.7 billion contract on a major industrial modernization. Emissions in Norilsk will be slashed, the company says.
November 11, 2016
Extreme rains and strong winds hit the Arctic archipelago with unprecedented force.
November 08, 2016
Workers are about to complete the handling infrastructure for partly damaged spent nuclear fuel at Russia’s Andreeva Bay.
October 26, 2016
Activist Nina Ananina staged a silent protest in front of the Komi government building. She was not allowed to stand there long.
October 24, 2016
This is how a fjord on the Barents Sea coast looks like when filled up with mining waste. Russia and China now call for ban on such marine waste disposal.
October 22, 2016
The effects of global warming can already been seen in Finland – and it’s taking a heavy toll on Arctic wildlife, according to a report released Monday by WWF Finland.
October 18, 2016
Environmental groups Nature & Youth and Greenpeace argue that Barents Sea oil must remain in ground if Norway should fulfill its Paris climate deal obligations.
October 18, 2016
Under growing risk are buildings and infrastructure, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations says.
October 13, 2016
Reindeer are by far the most common herd animals attacked by predators in Finland.
October 12, 2016
September temperatures in Hammerfest on Norway’s Barents Sea coast were 3,1°C above normal.
October 05, 2016
Hectic clean-up on a site near Usinsk as another spill is about to distort vulnerable local lands.
October 03, 2016
The park located in northern Swedish region of Norrbotten will produce about 500 GWh per year.
September 30, 2016
Sea ice on the top of the world melts to second lowest on record.
September 16, 2016