Tagged: Artic

Arctic leadership from Russia, Norway

Close and coordinated cooperation between Russia and Norway will have major importance for the development of the Arctic, President Medvedev highlighted ahead of today’s meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. By BarentsObserver.com In...

UN backs Norway claim to Arctic seabed extension

  OSLO (AFP) — Norway has won the backing of the UN in its sovereignty claim over a potentially resource rich area of seabed, including a region in the much-courted Arctic Ocean, the government...

Predators will get room to roam in their fight for life

An international action plan is to be drawn up to save the polar bear, now threatened with extinction because climate change is melting its Arctic sea ice habitat. By Michael McCarthy, Independent.co.uk The five...

Oil industry with eyes on the Arctic

   The Norwegian oil industry is focusing on winning the battle of developing the Lofoten area in northern Norway first. However, the ambitions for future development projects lie further north in the Arctic, reports...

Russian President to talk Arctic and energy with Norway

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev intends to raise issues of energy and of the Arctic when he meets with Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg in May, reports the Barents Observer. “We are interested in strengthening relations...

Arctic dimension for Nordic security

  Thorvald Stoltenberg, former Norwegian foreign minister, presented his report on Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation at an extraordinary meeting of the Nordic foreign ministers. The meeting was held Monday 9 February at the Voksenåsen Conference...