Climate change is about to divide Norway’s largest Arctic island

The front of Hornsundbreen glacier in Arctic Norway is retreating every year and will eventually open a new strait between

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Longread – Svalbard town phasing out coal to become gateway for Russia’s Arctic tourism

For visitors, the Russian town on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago combines the contrasts of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet style industry.

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Helicopter crash might add power to Russia’s push for new base in Svalbard

It did not pass many hours after yesterday’s tragic helicopter crash outside Barentsburg before Anatoly Leontiev, a representative of the

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