Svalbard



Trip to Svalbard Cancelled

Due to the unresolved situation in Longyearbyen after yesterdays Avalanche, The Ministry of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Governor of Svalbard, decided to cancel Minister…



Avalanche on Svalbard

An avalanche has hit Road 228 outside Longyearbyen, Svalbard. The Governor has not received notification that anybody is involved. – It’s been an Avalanche on…




Svalbard warmest in the country

On Tuesday morning, Svalbard was Norway’s hottest location, which is something so rare as to be virtually unprecedented, said the meteorological service. The weather stations…







The population of Svalbard increases

Despite significant downsizing in Major Norwegian industries increasing number of Norwegians and foreigners are living at Svalbard. Only kindergarten children will be fewer in numbers….





Polar bear shot dead in Svalbard

A Russian scientist has shot and killed a polar bear at Selvågen on Prince Karls Foreland, Svalbard. The governor is investigating the case. Svalbard Posten…