Jon Aars, Karen Lone, Christian Lydersen, Magnus Andersen, & Kit M. Kovacs Norwegian Polar Institute Research notes: Ursus maritimus, the polar bear’s Latin name, clearly identifies it as a marine animal, not a terrestrial...
Category: Research & Science
Ilan Kelman profiles Fulbright scholar Jacinta Clay, who is spending a year at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research studying ice and climate change.
An exhaustive report by the Norwegian Centre for Climate Services was made public last year, suggesting likely climate outcomes for Svalbard by 2100.
Nancy Baker of Childmode reports on efforts in the Nordic region to counteract rising trends in childhood obesity, from a healthier diet to exercise.
To find light in Norway’s dark season, Mona Anita K. Olsen started Route 8 Flow, offering yoga and other movement exercises for Norwegians with dementia.
Norwegian physicians Marius Bakken and Ole Petter Hjelle promote prescribing exercise instead of medicine when possible, citing its many health benefits.
While Norway is a leader in renewable energy, such as hydroelectric, wind power poses costs and challenges, especially where the land is marshy or unstable.
Three hundred scientists gathered near Oslo at the Svalbard Science Conference in the first week of November to discuss their research.
Ilan Kelman summarizes the Norwegian National Election Studies report, among others, which traced voter behavior patterns in Norway’s recent elections.
Marit Fosse interviews Norwegian Einar Bjørgo, chief of the UN’s satellite analysis organization, UNOSAT, which gathers data on global heritage sites.