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In some of the most popular fishing grounds north of Svalbard, more than half of the sea bottom has deep wounds from trawl bags.
November 28, 2022
As disgraced negotiators in Sharm El Sheikh ardently lobbied Russian interests, meteorologists from the country published new alarming information about Arctic temperatures.
November 23, 2022
Environmental organizations rejoice as the Norwegian oil company and its partners announce postponement of an investment decision on oil project Wisting.
November 10, 2022
Ahead of COP27 climate talks in Egypt, Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre makes clear that national emissions will be cut at least 55 percent by year 2030. At the same time, the Nordic country increases its natural gas extraction to a historically high level and prepares for more oil drilling in the Arctic.
November 07, 2022
There is no room for new sales of petrol, gas, or diesel-powered cars in Europe after 2035, as the European Union has reached an agreement to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
October 30, 2022
The occurrence of extreme precipitation over Svalbard seen over the last four decades is linked with declining sea-ice in the Greenland Sea, a new study concludes.
October 03, 2022
Norwegian environmental organisations rage as the country's government issues a big number of new drilling licenses.
January 18, 2022
Thawing permafrost across the circumpolar North is posing an increased risk to transport and transportation infrastructure, and if left unchecked, could lead to tens of billions of dollars in extra costs, says a team of international researchers.
January 13, 2022
Warmer Arctic waters with less sea ice cause orcas to impact the northern marine ecosystems as the impressive whales swim further and further north in search of food and cooler temperatures.
January 13, 2022
It was a great year for Norwegian oil and gas, the country's Petroleum Director Ingrid Sølvberg said in her recap of 2021. She did not mention the word "climate" even once.
January 13, 2022
Ice-cover under the snow, caused by climate changes, creates severe challenges for reindeer in northern Finland this winter.
January 05, 2022
A new study conducted at the Moscow State University confirms that the Arctic permafrost along the country’s northern coastline is thawing at terrifying speeds.
December 27, 2021
Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev warns against the EU's push for renewable energy, and Council Deputy Head Dmitry Medvedev argues that Western countries' drive for environmentally high standards in the Arctic is politically motivated and aimed at weakening Russia.
December 15, 2021
Large territories of rivers, streams and tundra lands are covered by more than 20 thousands tons of diesel oil from a reservoir owned by company Nornickel. The catastrophe was reported to the authorities only two days after the spill and nobody really knows how to clean up.
June 04, 2020
In Rovaniemi, the largest city in Finnish Lapland, water will rise close to the peak at the end of the week. Flood warnings are also issued for Northern Norway.
May 28, 2020
New temperature maps for the endless stretches of Russian Arctic lands bear witness of unprecedented warming.
May 25, 2020
The Norwegian Parliament approves the international agreement on unregulated fishing in the central Arctic Ocean.
May 20, 2020
Thousands of tons of river ice are pushing through the Siberian waterway towards the Arctic Ocean almost two weeks earlier that normal.
May 13, 2020
Much of the Arctic Ocean will become ice-free during summers by 2050 even if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced sharply, according to a new study.
April 23, 2020
After losing two lower courts, four Norwegian environmental organizations have got acceptance to bring their demand for banning oil drilling in the Barents Sea in for the country’s highest court.
April 23, 2020
Bredo Møller with Norway's nuclear safety agency shows the air filter station where tiny small levels of Cesium-137 were measured this week.
April 21, 2020
Vladimir Potanin boosted his personal fortune with $1,6 billion in 2019 and is now believed to hold a net worth of $19,7 billion, Forbes magazine reports.
April 07, 2020
For humans they are noisy and messy neighbours, but they come for a reason. Stronger storms and wilder weather by the coast give fewer surviving chicks in their natural bird cliff habitat.
March 29, 2020