Vote for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award
Josh was on a boat in a fjord across from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, and encountered this polar bear walking along the edge of the ice. She was curious, walking past the boat twice – just long enough for Josh to take a shot with her white coat ...
09-01-2018
Travel: Motoring across frozen desert and camping on ice on an Arctic adventure in Norway
Only 30km of tarmac connects the far-flung Arctic community of Longyearbyen, living year-round at 78-degrees north in the Svalbard archipelago, and as I embark on a winter adventure across main island Spitsbergen, I've quite literally come to the end of ...
06-01-2018
Most expensive year on record for US natural disasters
On the island of Svalbard, the city of Longyearbyen repeatedly experienced mean monthly temperatures more than 6 degrees C above the long-term mark. In November last year the World Meteorological Organization issued a provisional bulletin stating that 2017 ...
07-01-2018
Arctic education: The world's northernmost university is booming
UNIS is based in Longyearbyen, a Norwegian community of 2,000 residents in the de-militarized Svalbard archipelago. Russia is the only other country to have a permanent settlement in the region. Getting here involves a flight to Svalbard Airport.
29-09-2015
Stunning shots of the wild world
It was taken in Borneo JOSH ANON, US Josh was on a boat in a fjord across from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, and encountered this polar bear RAY CHIN, TAIWAN Ray encountered this humpback mother and calf peacefully floating in the water around the island ...
11-01-2018
These Are The 7 Most Mysterious Places You Should Visit in 2018
Shivering above the 79th parallel on the Norwegian-owned island of Svalbard, the city offered the West one ... Norwegian offers direct flights from Oslo to the town of Longyearbyen, from which you can access the ruins. Egypt is eking its way back ...
31-12-2017
Rivers of ice and roaming polar bears in Svalbard, Norway
Blues and whites and grays blend together in a starkly breathtaking palette atop the Nordenskiöld Glacier that like a giant brushstroke, sweeps up from Billefjorden in the southwest of Svalbard ... more than 37 miles from Longyearbyen, the northernmost ...
28-07-2017
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault isn’t a “doomsday” time capsule at the North Pole. But it’s very cool.
and well inside the Arctic Circle on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. This beguiling structure juts out from a mountain near the town of Longyearbyen, which is reputed to be the northernmost permanent settlement on Earth and a place where residents ...
22-12-2016
Inside the doomsday seed vault
An all-female North Korean pop group formed by leader Kim Jong Un abruptly canceled a Beijing concert due to "communication issues" and headed home, Chinese...
14-12-2015
The breathtaking images for Wildlife Photographer of the Year’s People Choice Award
Josh was on a boat in a fjord across from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, and encountered this polar bear walking along the edge of the ice. She was curious, walking past the boat twice, just long enough for Josh to take a shot with her white coat glowing ...
09-01-2018