A Run on Top of the Globe – Spitsbergen Marathon

A Run on Top of the Globe – Spitsbergen Marathon

29/05/2017

Spitsbergen Marathon takes place in and around Longyearbyen and has in recent years seen a steady increase of participants.

Norge har mottatt sitt femte F-35-kampfly

Norge har mottatt sitt femte F-35-kampfly

26/05/2017

25. mai mottok Norge sitt femte F-35-kampfly på Luke Air Force Base i Arizona. Flyet skal brukes til treningsformål i USA.

Part of the "Pole to Paris" team and supporters running through Trondheim, Norway. (Credit: Hannge Hegg Bergan)

The Race Against Climate Change

25/05/2017

“Most people aren’t climate denialists or alarmist; they are somewhere in the middle”, explains Erlend Knudsen, deputy director of the climate awareness campaign Pole to Paris and post doc at the University of Cologne.

Fiskarlagets forslag til kvoteordning fikk flertall i Stortingets næringskomite. Nå må Per Sandberg bøye av.
(Foto: Linda Storholm)

Sandberg fikk smekk fra Stortinget

24/05/2017

Fiskeriminister Per Sandberg fikk hele Stortinget minus regjeringspartiene mot seg i spørsmålet om fiskekvoter. Nå må han i stedet innføre en ordning foreslått av Norges Fiskarlag.

HR Director Bjørg-Anita Joki of the Norwegian Public Road Administration in 2015 traveled to Novosibirsk to see the world’s longest network arc bridge, a bridge stretching across 2,000 meters. The Bøkfjord Bridge measures 300 meters and is of the same kind. The bridge in Siberia was opened by President Putin, who was very impressed with its construction back then. (Photo: NPRA/private)

– The Most Concrete High North Project Ever

24/05/2017

Those are the words of HR Director Bjørg-Anita Joki of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA). She is very excited to see the Bøkfjord bridge in Sør-Varanger and upgrading of the E105 road to Russia being nearly complete.

Twelve mayors from five countries – the United States, Canada, Finland, Iceland and Norway – agreed on the first-ever Arctic Mayors’ Declaration at the Arctic mayors´ roundtable in Fairbanks, May 11. (Photo credit: Christin Kristoffersen)

Op-Ed: Historic Arctic Mayoral Declaration

23/05/2017

To save the world, we need new voices and new levels of governance.

Luleå i Nord-Sverige ble valgt som vert for Facebooks datasenter.

Kommentaren: Politiske grep for grønne industrieventyr

22/05/2017

Datasentersatsing på Ballangsleira kan bli starten på et nordnorsk industrieventyr, skriver Bellonas Runa Haug Khoury i denne kommentaren.

From the left: Frode  Nilsen, Managing Director of Leonhard Nilsen & Sons, Kim Kielsen, Chairman of Greeland’s self-rule government, and Hayley Henning, Director of Sales and Marketing of Greenland Ruby, pictured during the official opening of the mine. (Photo: LNS)

Nå har LNS åpnet rubingruva på Grønland

19/05/2017

Det har kostet både venting og 300 millioner kroner underveis, men nå er den endelig en realitet, rubingruva til Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner AS.