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CNET
Ig Nobel fetes slippery banana peel, Jesus on toastto find out. They devised a polar bear costume and a set of approaches based on
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
to find out. They devised a polar bear costume and a set of approaches based on polar bear behaviour and sought out some Svalbard reindeer to test their hypothesis. The costume looks silly, but perhaps the deer were sillier: "The alert, flight... Read more
8d
Daily Mail
Arctic ice once again shows 'considerable melting'spatial distribution, which differed from previous years and the long-term patt
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
spatial distribution, which differed from previous years and the long-term patterns. While more ice was observed north of Svalbard and in the Beaufort Sea, less ice was recorded in the Chukchi and East Siberian Seas. The timing of the melting was... Read more
8d
Fortune
Bolstered by Trump, Big Oil Resumes Its 40-Year Quest to Drill in an Arctic Wildlife Refugepermanent research settlement on earth, where the Austre Broggerbreen glacier l
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
permanent research settlement on earth, where the Austre Broggerbreen glacier lost six feet of depth in 2016. In Svalbard, the global seed vault, constructed in deep permafrost to preserve samples of world crops, was closed for repair... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
New Seed Bank to Help Safeguard Local Varietiesand the SADC Plant Genetic Resource Centre in Zambia which sends them to the gl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and the SADC Plant Genetic Resource Centre in Zambia which sends them to the global seed vault, which opened on the Svalbard archipelago between Norway and the North Pole in 2008. The SADC Plant Genetic Resource Centre now holds more than... Read more
18d
New York Post
Polar expedition destroys Olympic rowing medalist’s handsnortheastern Norway on July 8. The Polar Row, as the expedition was called, ach
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
northeastern Norway on July 8. The Polar Row, as the expedition was called, achieved its first major goal by reaching the Svalbard archipelago, which sits between Norway and the North Pole. They then turned south towards Iceland. That’s when... Read more
19d
chroniclelive
Sharks, whales, dolphins and other big fish spotted in the North Seaat least two thousand miles away to the north either around Greenland or in the
chroniclelive / Posted 19 days ago
at least two thousand miles away to the north either around Greenland or in the Barents Sea from the island archipelago of Svalbard eastwards, where some thousands of animals live amongst the ice. Among the creatures spotted off our coast over the... Read more
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21d
The Bristol Bay Times
Polar bears of the past survived warmthof 14 scientists who teamed up to write a paper based on a polar bear jawbone f
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 21 days ago
of 14 scientists who teamed up to write a paper based on a polar bear jawbone found amid rocks on a frigid island of the Svalbard Archipelago? The scientists determined the bear was an adult male that lived and died somewhere between 130,000 to... Read more
22d
Breitbart
Delingpole: Ship of Fools IV: Another Green Arctic Expedition Scuppered by Icemoney is. The Arctic is a mightily beautiful place to visit – as I once saw my
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
money is. The Arctic is a mightily beautiful place to visit – as I once saw myself on a 300-mile trip on a skidoo round Svalbard – but it has been pretty well explored. So the only way these days you’re going to get sponsors to stump up for your... Read more
22d
Daily Mirror
Rower shows off hands after wearing wet gloves for too long - and horrifies fanspart of this experience, I have no doubt I will appreciate simple things in lif
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
part of this experience, I have no doubt I will appreciate simple things in life A LOT more!" The journey, from Norway to Svalbard to Iceland, saw the crew endeavour to become the first to reach the Northernmost latitude ever achieved by rowing... Read more
24d
Daily Mail
Kayakers discover hungry polar bears raiding their campcamp for food after spotting paw prints leading up to their hut The group were
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
camp for food after spotting paw prints leading up to their hut The group were staying in Spitsbergen, an island of the Svalbard archipelago In the video, the kayakers find polar bear tracks in the mud close to their camp Soon afterwards they... Read more
25d
iafrica.com
Norwegian fined for scaring polar bearA tourist takes a picture of a stuffed polar bear in Svalbard. Credit: DOMINIQU
iafrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
A tourist takes a picture of a stuffed polar bear in Svalbard. Credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP Usually the humans are scared of the wild animals. But in the Norwegian far-north, an Arctic tourist guide has been fined 1,300 euros ($1,500) for scaring... Read more
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27d
The Economic Times
Norway fines tourist guide for scaring polar beartheir guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal,
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
their guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal, spotted on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, fled the scene. "The regulations say that it is forbidden to approach polar bears in such a way that they are... Read more
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28d
The Borneo Post
Norway fines tourist guide for scaring polar beartheir guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal
The Borneo Post / Posted 28 days ago
their guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal, spotted on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, fled the scene. “The regulations say that it is forbidden to approach polar bears in such a way that they are... Read more
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29d
Hindustantimes.com
Tourist guide fined 1,3000 euros for scaring polar bear in Norwaytheir guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 29 days ago
their guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal, spotted on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, fled the scene. “The regulations say that it is forbidden to approach polar bears in such a way that they are... Read more
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29d
Channel NewsAsia
Norway fines tourist guide for scaring polar beartheir guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
their guide decided to approach the predator to take a closer look. The animal, spotted on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, fled the scene. "The regulations say that it is forbidden to approach polar bears in such a way that they are... Read more
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