Lily Haines

Content by Lily Haines

In Inari, Finland, the Sámi Education Institute is teaching young people to speak the languages of their ancestors. 

A new walking theatre performance in Tromsø is teaching locals and tourists about the history of the seal hunt and the people who braved the Arctic seas. 

Fish communities in the Barents Sea are changing, and that change is happening much faster than predicted. 

When Bjørne Kvernmo docked his ship, “Havsel,” at the port in Tromsø this month, he knew it would be the end of a tradition he’s kept up for 40 years. With his return, northern Norway’s long-standing seal hunt had finally come to a close. 

From the gardens and castles of the Czech Republic, to the icebergs and freezing temperatures of the Svalbard archipelago, Dr. Minoslav Druckmüller travelled far from home to photograph a rare celestial event.

Scientific explorers on board the “Lance” brave many dangers to collect data north of Svalbard: freezing northern temperatures, merciless winds, viscous currents and of course, polar bears. 

Yesterday was certainly a chilly “Syttende Mai” in Kirkenes, but those celebrating Norway’s Constitution Day hardly noticed. 

A new exhibit aboard the “Lenin” is set to open this spring, offering museum-goers a look at the science behind the world’s first-ever nuclear powered icebreaker.

Ida Kronsell marches without hesitation across a field of rubble in the biggest pit of the Sydvaranger iron-ore mine, outside Kirkenes.

Using DNA analysis to catalogue mammoth genomes, scientists have finally discovered where these giants took their last steps before the entire species was wiped out thousands of years ago.