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Ex-neo-Nazi held in new grisly murder

A 55-year-old former neo-Nazi convicted in the execution-style Hadeland murders in 1983, has been arrested again and charged with murdering and burning the body...

Wolf pups found in eastern Oslo forest

Norwegian wildlife authorities have confirmed the discovery of a litter of baby wolves in Oslo's eastern forest known as Østmarka. That brings the number...

Østmarka wolves have a new litter

New film from special cameras set up in Oslo's eastern forest known as Østmarka has captured new wolf pups, believed to be the offspring...

The summer magic of Norway’s ‘marka’

PHOTO FEATURE: Most Norwegian towns and cities are surrounded by local hills and forests known as marka. They provide a fantastic rereational getaway for hiking...

Center Party killed national park plan

Norway’s resurgent Center Party promotes a “green” image and champions rural interests, but it puts a higher priority on use of the land than...

Forests come to life, and win an award

With the little snow that came this winter now disappearing, Norwegians all over the country are launching into the next season of hiking, cycling,...

Forests’ bounty sets new records

Norway’s forests are once again full of wild berries and mushrooms, with marshes featuring the golden cloudberries known as multer. Both raspberries and lingonberries  (tyttebær) have...

Oslo revives plan for local national park

The City of Oslo's ambitious new top politician in charge of ttransportation and the environment is reviving plans to turn part of the city's...

Wolf pups on their own in Oslo’s eastern forest

Wolves born last year in Oslo’s eastern forest (Østmarka) must now fend for themselves, after their mother was shot by a hunter and, last week,...

Female wolf shot in east Oslo forest

A female wolf believed to be the mother of pups born earlier this year was shot and seriously wounded by a moose hunter in...

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