The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms today that Foreign Minister Børge Brende and his Russian colleague Sergej Lavrov will meet not just once, but repeatedly in Arkhangelsk. The picture shows the two photographed together in 2014. (Photo: Norwegian MFA/Kristin Enstad)

Norwegian MFA Confirms bilateral meeting between Brende and Lavrov

28/03/2017

The political climate between Norway and Russia has varied between cool and frigid since 2014. Now there are signs of thaw. Tomorrow afternoon, foreign ministers Børge Brende and Sergej Lavrov meet in Arkhangelsk.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have used scent-trained dogs to locate bear dens on the North Slope of Alaska to help minimize industrial disturbance to bears. (Credit: Craig Perham, US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Searching for Polar Bears on Alaska’s North Slope

28/03/2017

Armed with infrared cameras and scent-trained dogs, wildlife researchers are trying to better identify the dens of pregnant polar bears so that industry can steer clear.

Folk flest i Nord-Norge bor helt andre steder enn Bodø og Tromsø, som her på Husøy i Senja.  (Foto: flickr.Marcu/https://www.flickr.com/photos/flickrmarcus/)

Kommentaren: I skyggen av Bodø og Tromsø

27/03/2017

Kan jeg få begynne med å avlive en av de mange selvopptatte mytene i Nord-Norgedebatten, nemlig den om at vi krangler så mye i nord. Visst har det vært noen friske forsøk, fra monomane redaktører og gammelordføreren i hornet. Men interessekamper med geografiske komponenter foregår over hele kloden.

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms today that Foreign Minister Børge Brende and his Russian colleague Sergej Lavrov will meet not just once, but repeatedly in Arkhangelsk. The picture shows the two photographed together in 2014. (Photo: Norwegian MFA/Kristin Enstad)

Russland bekrefter: Lavrov drar til Arkhangelsk

24/03/2017

Den russiske ambassaden i Oslo bekrefter til High North News at den russiske utenriksministeren Sergej Lavrov – i likhet med Børge Brende – skal delta på den arktiske konferansen i Arkhangelsk i neste uke.

300 millioner til Svalbardhavn i NTP

300 millioner til Svalbardhavn i NTP

24/03/2017

Det foreslås å sette av 300 millioner kroner til bygging av ny havn i Longyearbyen i Nasjonal Transportplan. Det er en økning på 100 millioner i forhold til tidligere plan.

This is how Bodø can be transformed from being an airport with a city on the outskirts to becoming a city with a modern airport and an international traffic hub. Even a smart city.

Bodø Smart City – the Dot That Wants to Become the Center of the World

24/03/2017

– Bodø may not be the largest city in the world, but this unique project attracts the biggest actors. The dot on the map becomes significant.

Salmon from fish farming locations contain lower levels of pollutants than wild salmon does, according to a new science report. (Photo: Marine Harvest)

More pollutants in wild salmon than in farmed salmon

23/03/2017

A new research report from the Norwegian National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) states that wild salmon contains a higher level of pollutants than farmed salmon does. However, the levels are very low for both.

Grønland: Full lederkrangel i regjeringspartiet Siumut

Grønland: Full lederkrangel i regjeringspartiet Siumut

23/03/2017

Det foregår en bitter og tilsynelatende uforsonlig strid i toppen av det dominerende regjeringspartiet på Grønland – Siumut.