Kriss Rokkan Iversen forteller at hun fikk vondt i magen da hun undersøkte jordsmonnet ved Lillemalla i Lofoten. Der skjulte det seg triste overraskelser. (Foto: Privat/Nord universitet)

Bruker hørsel for å jakte søppel i strandsona

20/10/2017

Gjennom lytting etter lyder som ikke skal dukke opp under skoene når man går i en strandsone, fant gjengen fra ProofClean skjulte skuffelser ved ved Lillemalla i Lofoten. 



Kjell Giæver is Managing Director of Petro Arctic, an interest organisation for companies wanting to position themselves as suppliers to existing and future petroleum-related development projects in North Norway and the Barents Sea. (Photo: Petro Arctic)

Aasta Hansteen har allerede gitt ringvirkninger for 1 milliard

20/10/2017

Leverandørindustrien på Helgeland har allerede levert varer og tjenester for nærmere 1 milliard kroner til Polarled og Aasta Hansteen.



Apart from dozens of commercial vessels, two icebreakers the Admiral Makarov and the Captain Dranitsyn were also found in violation of the Rules of Navigation.
(Source: Courtesy of Rosatomflot and Wikimedia under CC BY 3.0)

Dozens of Vessels Violate Safety Rules on Northern Sea Route

19/10/2017

During the first ten months of 2017, the Russian Northern Sea Route (NSR) Administration recorded 88 violations of its Rules of Navigation committed by 84 vessels. This represents approximately 15-20% of all ships traveling the route this summer.



A new project will allow students from Norway and Canada to launch a total of five satellites from  Andøy Space Center at Oksbåsen, Andøy (Norway). (Photo: ASC/Kolbjørn Blix)

Norway and Canada Intensify Joint Space Research

18/10/2017

Norway and Canada aim to take their joint space research program to the next level through introducing a project aiming to launch five new satellites within the span of a decade.



Russian President Vladimir Putin with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. (Photo: The Kremlin, Moscow)

An Unusual Arctic Guest: Saudi’s King visiting Russia

17/10/2017

Early October, the city of Moscow offered a platform to a signal event: the first ever state visit to Russia by a reigning Saudi monarch. And King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud did not come alone. His entourage included a high-profile delegation and the prospects of joint cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia in the fields of trade, investment and regional conflict resolution.



Yuriy Kostin, visedirektør i Russlands byrå for sjø- og elvetransport, fortalte en fullsatt sal om utviklingsprosjektene Russland jobber med langs den nordlige sjøruten. (Foto: Linda Storholm)

Russian Demonstration of Power in Northern Waters

16/10/2017

Russia is building impressive infrastructure along its northern coastline and facilitates increased traffic through the Northern Sea Route (NSR).



Kronikk: – Forskning kan styrke Norge på Svalbard

Kronikk: – Forskning kan styrke Norge på Svalbard

16/10/2017

Svalbardkjennere uten lokalt fotfeste risikerer å mangle relevant kunnskap, så også Per Arne Totland i et intervju med High North News, skriver Kristin Christoffersen i denne kronikken.



Hvordan hindre at det også i fortsettelsen er unge utdannede mennesker som er vår hovedeksport? Panelet besto av (f.v.) Alexandra Middleton, Elana Wilson Rowe, Eirik Sivertsen, Ida Pinnerød og Bjørn Olsen. (Foto: Linda Storholm)

– Vi trenger kompetansen hos folk som bor i Arktis

16/10/2017

Stortingsrepresentant Eirik Sivertsen (Ap) syns Arktisdiskusjonen altfor ofte glemmer folket som bor her.