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iflscience.com — Fishermen in Finnmark, eastern Norway, got a surprise last week when a strangely tame beluga whale came incredibly close to their boat. The animal was equipped with a harness that, according to experts, could be used to mount a weapon or camera. It is believed the whale may have been trained for mil…
30.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
bloomberg.com — Western Europe’s biggest petroleum producer is falling out of love with oil. To the dismay of the nation’s powerful oil industry and its worker unions, the opposition Labor Party over the weekend decided to withdraw its support for oil exploration offshore the sensitive Lofoten islands in Norway’s …
08.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
abcnews.go.com — Rescue helicopters were battling severe winds on Saturday to airlift more than 1,300 people off a Viking Cruises' ship that issued a distressed call after an engine failure off the coast of Norway. Of the 1,300 stranded, 915 were passengers on the Viking Cruises' ship called The Viking Sky, Norway'…
24.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Norway’s radical recycling program is providing unbelievable results: up to 97 percent of the country’s plastic bottles are now recycled. Off the back of this success, other countries are now looking to the Scandi-model and hoping to learn from it. The success is thanks to the Norwegian government…
12.03.2019 0 comments From Alex