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 ...
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.
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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...