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Ig Nobel prizes awarded

...slippery as cartoons would have us believe; and Norwegian biologists who tested whether reindeer on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard were frightened by humans dressed to resemble polar bears.As has become the custom, real Nobel laureates handed...
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Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

...Prince Albert I, who was an early proponent of ocean conservation, took a photo of a glacier in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard in 1906. On a recent trip to Svalbard, Albert II said the same glacier has retreated more than 4 miles since...
Treasonous fun at Little Norway Festival

...There are many other languages as well. Mark Sabbatini is a professional transient who is moving to the polar archipelago of Svalbard, home of the seed vault that will feed mankind after Armageddon, later this year.
Professor helps find pliosaur skeleton

FAIRBANKS - Patrick Druckenmiller spent three weeks last summer on the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, working in freezing temperatures and looking out for polar bears. In return, he may have helped discover a new species. Druckenmiller...


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