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Caribou make the world’s longest land migration — but face risks from Arctic development, a new study says

Caribou make the world’s longest land migration — but face risks...

Caribou and reindeer travel the longest distance while migrating on land, a new study shows. But they don’t move the most throughout the year;...

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A Norwegian Arctic man held in Russia on spy charges returns home

A Norwegian Arctic man held in Russia on spy charges returns home

A Norwegian man who was held in Russia on spy charges and who was released in a Cold War-style spy swap returned home on...
A new oil well is too close to Norway’s Lofoten Islands for environmentalists’ comfort

A new oil well is too close to Norway’s Lofoten Islands for environmentalists’ comfort

The closest thing to drilling in the oil-rich waters around the Lofoten Islands these days is licence block 896 of the exploration area known...
Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil in the Arctic

Expedition cruise operators formalize a ban on dirty heavy fuel oil in the Arctic

While the International Maritime Organization has failed to heavy fuel oil, expedition cruise operators have now formalized a self-imposed ban on the fuel's use...
Norwegian Arctic resident held in Russia comes home in Cold War-style swap with Norway and Lithuania

Norwegian Arctic resident held in Russia comes home in Cold War-style swap with Norway...

VILNIUS — Russia freed two Lithuanians and a Norwegian on Friday in return for two Russian spies held in Lithuania, in a Cold War-style...
Invasive Arctic crab species in Norway are expanding to new shores

Invasive Arctic crab species in Norway are expanding to new shores

King crabs, which aren't native to the region, have conquered the Barents Sea and will continue to expand north- and southwards. The crabs might...