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Norway Archive

  • Trading fjords for profit (Norway)


    Article by Tina Andersen for the New Internationalist   On 17 April, the Norwegian government approved a controversial mining project in the Førde fjord, which will involve depositing almost 6 million tonnes of mine tailings on the bottom of the fjord every year over a period of 50 years, suffocating it. […]

  • A Rare Arctic Land Sale Stokes Worry in Norway


    Source – The New York Times. By ANDREW HIGGINS, SEPT. 27, 2014 LONGYEARBYEN, Norway — For anyone in the market for a majestic waterfront property with easy access to the North Pole, Ole Einar Gjerde has a deal. “We will throw in the polar bears for free,” said Mr. Gjerde, pitching […]