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DNT posts moose hunt warnings

Norway's annual moose hunt seems to be taking priority over many Norwegians' right to the great outdoors. Even the national trekking association DNT was...

Police find 80 dead sheep in Troms

In what appears to be a new case of animal neglect, police in Northern Norway found 80 dead sheep on a farm in Midt-Troms....

Polar bear attacks man on Svalbard

UPDATED: Both a man from the Netherlands and a polar bear that attacked him during the night in a populated area of Svalbard were...

Moose disrupted airport operations

A Widerøe Airlines flight from Lofoten to Bodø was delayed Tuesday morning after three large moose were found wandering around the terminal area and...

Beavers move from the forest into town

After nearly becoming extinct in the late 1800s, Norway's beaver population is now estimated to number more than 70,000. After making their mark in...

Bird cruelty case spurs reward offer

Norway's animal rights organization NOAH was so shocked after a seagull was found literally glued to a sidewalk in Sortland in Northern Norway over...

More wolves shot but ‘not enough’

A few more wolves have been shot in Southern- and Eastern Norway in recent weeks, including one in the mountains above Ringsaker and another...

Polar bear died under sedation

A polar bear that had been sedated and airlifted out of a populated area on Svalbard died last week while being flown by helicopter...

Deadly day for wildlife in Norway

A polar bear and four wolves, officially listed as protected species in Norway, were all shot to death on New Year's Day. The polar bear...

Polar bear returns to Longyearbyen

An apparently hungry polar bear has been raising concerns in Longyearbyen, the main settlement on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard that's administered by Norway....

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