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Spy suspect admits to being Russian

A man who identified himself as José Assis Giammaria from Brazil, and secured a guest researcher post at Norway's Arctic University in Tromsø, has...

Deep sea mining swamps protesters

The Norwegian government is defying its own environmental directorate and activists once again, by rolling out plans to move forward with highly controversial deep...

Russia viewed as ‘harassing’ research ship

Norwegian officials were shaking their heads after a Russian ship recently followed and even seemed to harass a Norwegian research vessel in the Arctic....

Russia upsets Norwegian fishing boats

A sudden Russian naval exercise in the Norwegian economic zone of the Barents Sea has upset scores of Norwegian fishing boats already in the...

Russian white whale arrived in Oslo Fjord, along with US warship

Norwegians have become fond of a white beluga whale that first surfaced in the far north in 2019 and has been swimming south ever...

Støre won’t rule out wind turbines on Svalbard

Demonstrations in Oslo over wind power turbines in Trøndelag haven't prevented Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre from considering more such turbines on Norway's Arctic...

Svalbard tourism faces restrictions as temperatures keep rising

Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard is in the midst of recording its mildest January in 90 years. Climate researchers think temperatures will keep on...

Norway’s ‘climate bomb’ contained

It's being called the beginning of the end of the oil age in Norway: State oil and energy company Equinor's decision to put development...

Svalbard Tourism Council excludes Russian member

Claiming it was "no longer possible to remain passive about the warfare in Ukraine," the Svalbard Tourism Council voted this week to cut ties with...

Svalbard’s foreign residents lose their voting rights

Foreign citizens living and working in Svalbard who have no legal residence permission in mainland Norway have suddenly lost their rights to vote in...

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