More from: Ecology

As one of Russia’s aging marine research vessels burns at port in Murmansk, scientists warn there is no capacity left to do ecosystem mapping.
November 15, 2018
Fishermen can catch more shrimp, but should limit king crab fishing, marine researchers say about the upcoming catch season in the Barents Sea.
November 14, 2018
A new study shows that climate change has negative effects on the culture, well-being and mental health of the Sámi. Climate change brings new diseases both for people and reindeer.
November 12, 2018
«It is positive if they offer assistance to Norway,» says Director Legal Affairs with the Radiation Protection Authority Kristin Elise Frogg.
November 09, 2018
After 25 years of economic aid from Norway to secure nuclear- and radioactive waste on the Kola Peninsula, the situation could be mirrored back.
November 08, 2018
«It is important that you keep locals living in nearby settlements informed about developments, and that the population gets an objective picture», Komi leader Sergey Gaplikov tells Lukoil’s Vice President Aleksandr Leyfrid.
June 23, 2017
«A betrayal of the youngsters», says Head of Nature and Youth, Ingrid Skjoldvær, about the Norwegian Government’s decision to offer a record number of blocks in the Barents Sea.
June 21, 2017
K-27 was dumped east of Novaya Zemlya in the Russian Arctic in 1982.
June 20, 2017
«We have never before been in this situation», says marine researcher Mette Skern-Mauritzen
June 16, 2017
After years with record-beating cod fishing, Russian and Norwegian fishermen might next year have to cut catch by 20%.
June 14, 2017
This northern Swedish City’s fleet of battery powered busses for public transport works perfectly well in cold climate.
June 13, 2017
Average May temperature in Finnish Lapland was more than 6° C colder than last spring when it was green leaves in mid-May.
June 02, 2017
Politicians from many of the world’s eight circumpolar nations wasted no time lambasting U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday after he announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
June 02, 2017
Sulphur emissions will be slashed 30 percent by year 2019, the Russian side says. That is not enough, the Norwegians respond.
June 01, 2017
In a rally, the residents of the Shchelyabozh village demand the closure of the nearby Alabushinskoye field and a stop to well drilling along local rivers.
May 19, 2017
Landmark event when the first few spent nuclear fuel elements were unloaded from one of the run-down Cold War storage tanks.
May 18, 2017
The Karablekk park will combine tourist activities with environmental monitoring and educational activities, regional authorities in Murmansk say.
May 04, 2017
Locals fear for their health and environmental consequences after more than two weeks of raging fire at an oil field in the northern Russian Komi Republic.
April 27, 2017
Norwegian Foreign Minister announced a visit to Russia’s formerly secret storage for spent nuclear fuel from Cold War submarines in Andreeva Bay.
April 21, 2017
It is not a good idea to merge the three protected nature areas in Murmansk Oblast, regional politicians underline in a request to the federal government.
April 07, 2017
Up north highs were up to 2 degrees warmer than average and more rain in northwestern Lapland.
April 04, 2017
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authorities (NRPA) without any suspected source.
March 23, 2017
No halt in cooperation on the border between Russia, Norway and Finland. On the contrary - we want more contact, says Vladimir Chizhov as he officially opens the new Visit Center of the Pasvik Nature Reserve.
March 17, 2017
Natural Resource Minister Sergei Donskoi praises Norilsk-Nickel for its environmental efforts.
March 15, 2017
The region's biggest salmon farmer in 2016 increased volumes by 136 percent.
February 21, 2017