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2014-05-23 08:22:44

OSLO, Norway, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again be the spectacular backdrop for the world's cycling elite when they

Sturdy Scandinavian Conifers Survived Ice Age
2012-03-04 05:52:45

Until now, it was presumed that the last glacial period denuded the Scandinavian landscape of trees until a gradual return of milder weather began and melted away the ice cover some 9000 years ago.

2009-04-22 12:03:00

Former Vice President Al Gore, foreign ministers and climate change scientists will meet on April 28 in the town of Tromso in Northern Norway to discuss the impacts of melting ice in Antarctica, the Arctic and mountain areas worldwide. TROMSO, Norway, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The conference Melting Ice: Regional Dramas, Global Wake-Up Call takes place on April 28, the day before the Arctic Council's annual ministerial meeting on April 29.

2008-10-21 18:00:14

A Facebook group of northern Norwegians unhappy about losing the Winter Olympics has ballooned into a new political party in less than two weeks.


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