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Few places see a more dramatic impact of climate changes than Svalbard, where sea ice vanishes, glaciers shrink, and permafrost thaws.
January 18, 2021
It was the warmest year on record across the whole country, and Arctic regions smashed the temperature norm by up to 7 °C
January 15, 2021
Just few days before international Arctic expedition MOSAiC crossed into the waters south of Franz Josef Land, the Northern Fleet held a major shooting exercise in the area.
September 24, 2019
Climate crisis and environmental concern notwithstanding, the country says it aims for a big dig of the carbon-rich rock. Much of it will be extracted in new Arctic fields.
August 23, 2019
Rare images of a brown bear attacking and killing an moose was captured by a camera in northeast Finland operated by the Border Guard over the weekend, according to a tweet issued by the agency on Monday.
July 24, 2019
One sample taken from an open ventilation hole of the wreaked Soviet nuclear powered submarine shows levels of about 800 Becquerel per liter.
July 10, 2019
Norwegian and Russian researchers sail joint expedition to the site where the submarine “Komsomolets” sank in 1989.
July 08, 2019
The «Akademik Lomonosov» has been officially handed over to the Russian state nuclear power company.
July 04, 2019
The 3,506 km long sprint of the small animal is stunning researchers.
June 27, 2019
«The levels measured are very, very low and we don’t know its origin,» says Bredo Møller with Norway’s radiation agency’s emergency preparedness unit at Svanhovd in the Pasvik valley.
June 24, 2019
The closed military town that builds Russia’s state-of-the-art nuclear submarines is turning into a stronghold of protest against the construction of a huge nearby garbage dump.
June 17, 2019
Finland’s Natural Resources Institute (Luke) has revised its benchmark assessment of target carbon sink levels, after discovering an error in its calculations.
June 11, 2019
Temperatures over 30°C on the White Sea coast and within the Arctic Circle on the Kola Peninsula.
June 09, 2019
International efforts against climate change are alright, but only as long as they do not encroach on the country’s oil and gas interests.
June 04, 2019
An estimated 5,300 people gathered in the streets of Syktyvkar in a protest against Moscow’s building of a major landfill in nearby Shies.
June 03, 2019
Despite Arctic heat waves, Norway is not cooling down its emission of gasses causing climate crisis.
June 03, 2019
The spring is silent in Nikel, the industrial town near the border to Norway where Russia’s ultra-profitable smelter for nickel for decades has poisoned the surrounding nature.
May 31, 2019
Environmentalists say government neglects not only the young protesters, but also professional advice of leading experts.
May 29, 2019
The compartment with hundreds of partly damaged spent fuel elements is taken into a shelter to minimize the risk in case of radioactive leakages.
May 23, 2019
Researchers have never before seen spawning cod in the area of Jan Mayen.
May 16, 2019
The clever animal that for the past two weeks have thrilled locals along the Arctic coast of Norway should be transferred to a «suitable facility», fishery experts say.
May 15, 2019
In a rush, the Russian researchers picked up their gear when the giant ice floe broke into pieces.
May 02, 2019
Police makes series of detentions and issues major fines in bid to stagger growing protests against the building of a major garbage dump in the south of the region.
April 11, 2019
Our protest will not have an end, people say as rage builds up against a large dump for Moscow household waste in Arkhangelsk region.
April 09, 2019
The village of Shies today is the hottest spot on the map of environmental protests in Russia. Locals and activists are standing together against the construction of a landfill for Moscow's garbage and promise to stand there until the end.
April 04, 2019