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  • Foto: Adam Sébire / Climate Visuals

    Forty-five scientists recently met in Bremen, Germany, to discuss the future of Arctic fjords and the communities around them. But the researchers' most important task is listening to local people of the North.

  • Polar landscape

    The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) are pleased to confirm that planning for the 5th International Polar Year (IPY) in 2032-33 has started.

  • NRI at The North Norway European Days 2022

    In early December 2022, The North Norway European Office organized European Days and Nordland Research Institute was represented.

  • svalbard, landscape, spitsbergen

    Celebrated every 10th November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the need to engage the broader public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives.

  • President Grete Hovelsrud 1

    The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) has elected Grete Hovelsrud as president.

  • The tourism industry on Svalbard needs to thrive. At the same time, the nature must be conserved. It is a challenge. Photo: Marcela Cardenas /

    At Svalbard, lofty ambitions for environmental care and a growing tourism industry create challenges. Now actors from the industry join forces with researchers to find solutions for the future.