Tagged: Polar

Norwegian polar pioneers

For those of us who are only armchair adventurers, reading about the daring snow-and-ice exploits of Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen is enough to make us shiver (even in the summer) and reach for...

Tromsø “The capital of world polar research”

“The town of Tromsø is to become the world’s capital on polar research,” the Norwegian Minister of Environment said during a visit to “The capital of the Arctic”. Minister Erik Solheim stressed that Tromsø...

Around the North Pole in one summer

A group of three Norwegians will this summer try to sail around the North Pole in one summer. If they complete the trip, they will be the first ever to do so. As global...