Tagged: Environmentalist

Norway whale catches fall to lowest in a decade

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s whale catches are set to fall to the lowest in more than a decade in 2009, a decline blamed by the industry on financial problems and by environmentalists on dwindling...

Civil disobedience training in Lofoten waters

From Aug. 8 -10, 260 young environmentalists from all over Norway gathered in Lofoten. During the event they trained on how to fight the oil industry in the region, reports Barents Observer. The environmentalist youth organization...

Oil and gas debate over Norway’s islands

Energy companies are pressing the Norwegian government to lift the ban on exploration of the Lofoten Islands’ sea bed. Environmentalists and fishermen say it will ruin a haven of outstanding natural beauty and calm. Allan Little...

Ice Age or global warming?

It looks more like an Ice Age than global warming. There is so much snow in Oslo, where I live, that the city authorities are resorting to dumping truckloads of it in the sea...