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Cruiseship tour guides fined for disturbing polar bears on Svalbard

Two guides from a French cruiseship have been hit with hefty fines, after they led a group of tourists towards land in the northern...

A new natural way into Munch’s art

Oslo's Munch museum has opened a highly acclaimed exhibition that offers insight into a little-explored side of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch: His close engagement...

Twilight time for ‘hytte’ building

After years of massive hytte construction in Norway that fed a craving for holiday homes, the market has tumbled and authorities are reining in...

‘Arrogant’ Norwegian government appeals its oil field loss in court

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's Labour-Center government is appealing a recent court ruling that it failed to comply with an earlier Supreme Court decision, which demands climate...

Norway ‘shamed’ over its alleged disregard for climate and nature

It's been a terrible start to the New Year for anyone worried about the climate and environment in Norway, both at home and abroad....

Thumbs up for more oil from Norway, climate advocates wail

The Norwegian government defied noisy climate and environmental advocates outside a major oil industry seminar in Sandefjord on Tuesday, by handing out 62 more...

Norway went along with latest climate compromise

Norway, one of the world's major oil producers, joined countries around the world last week in agreeing to "transition away from fossil fuels in...

Plastic bag sales fall by 40 percent

Higher mandatory fees on plastic bags offered by grocery stores and other merchants in Norway have led to a marked decline in their sales....

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...

Norway defending its oil, again

Norwegian government officials were back in court on Tuesday, trying to fend off another legal challenge to their refusal to stop searching for more...

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