Jun 24, 2014
Czechs open new polar station in Svalbard, Norway
The University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice opened the first Czech polar research station in Svalbard, Norway on Tuesday.
All About Jazz
The World's Northernmost Jazz Festival:...
Polarjazz 2008 Longyearbyen, Norway January 30-February 3, 2008 "This place is abandoned by God and ought to have been abandoned a long time ago by mankind as well" -Historical quote on mural at Longyearbyen's museum This is where people will come after Doomsday: a town 600 miles from the North Pole whose idea of fun is hosting the world's ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
Small Cabin in Norway Enjoys Some of World's Fastest Internet
SVALBARD, Norway-On a cold shore in the icy archipelago of Svalbard, a relative stone's throw from the North Pole, a small cabin belonging to Svein Nordahl is a hive of activity.
Keeping the world safe for miso soup and Brazilian beans, arctic seed vault welcomes new treasures
Okayama University marks first Japanese deposit with valuable barley varieties; Global Crop Diversity Trust officials travel to Norway to mark organization's 10th anniversary Longyearbyen, Norway A-Over 20,000 crops originating from over 100 countries will arrive this week at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault , in time for the vault's sixth birthday.