Large meteor wows Norway after blazing through night sky

The meteor is believed to have landed in a forest after flashes of light were seen across Norway.

bbcnews
July 25, 2021 ~3 min

200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction

For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.

Alessandro Antonello, Senior Research Fellow in History, Flinders University • conversation
Nov. 13, 2020 ~8 min

Norway funds satellite map of world's tropical forests

Norway pays for a monthly satellite dataset to track the state of the world's tropical forests.

bbcnews
Oct. 22, 2020 ~4 min

Norway's Supreme Court set to rule on whether the country can keep searching for new Arctic oil

Landmark case highlights the conflict between immediate climate action and a gradual transition to renewables.

Suryapratim Roy, Assistant Professor of Regulatory Law, Trinity College Dublin • conversation
Oct. 22, 2020 ~7 min

The Arctic hasn't been this warm for 3 million years – and that foreshadows big changes for the rest of the planet

Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn't stay there.

Steve Petsch, Associate Professor of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst • conversation
Sept. 30, 2020 ~9 min

First Viking ship excavation in a century begins in Norway

Just three other well-preserved vessels from the period have been discovered in the Scandinavian country.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 27, 2020 ~1 min

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