Tagged: Arctic

Vårfluesjøen, Svalbard

Precipitation threatens Svalbard

The archipelago’s wet winters may presage a future of flooding Torgeir O. Røthe & Jostein Bakke Bjerknes Center for Climate Research Trans. M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In recent winters Svalbard has been wetter...

Polar Bear at Norwegian Arctic Evening

Ambassador Aas hosts an Arctic evening

Great food, icy melting cocktails, and a polar bear make for a memorable event Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. “Not your ordinary reception,” the invitation read. “Arctic Drinks/Arctic Seafood/Arctic Music.” The atmosphere at Arctic...

Many Strong Voices for the Arctic & tropics

Norwegian-led project connects different regions facing challenges from climate change Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway John Crump Arendal, Norway Tropical island and Arctic communities have faced many social and environmental changes over past centuries, and...

A fishing boat turned luxurious spa

Aboard the Vulkana, experience Arctic nature from the serenity of a floating spa Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly Once used as a fishing boat, the Vulkana is now a luxurious floating spa, waiting to...

Arctic neighbors

Norwegian and Swedish ambassadors make week-long visit to Alaska By David Moe Norwegian American Weekly During the week of June 20, the people of Alaska had important visitors from Scandinavia: Norway’s Ambassador to the...