Evidence suggests that Scotland’s bottle deposit scheme would prevent huge amounts of litter from entering the environment.
DNA analysis reveals a large migration of people into Scandinavia during Viking times.
Sweden is considering a deal to send foreign prisoners to jails in other countries – but is this just a way of getting rid of unwanted foreign criminals?
A pilot project at a Pennsylvania prison is trying out lessons from Scandinavia that could offer some ideas for reforming US prisons.
Researchers from the University of Oslo have drilled to the bottom of the Kongsvegen glacier. Find out why and how they are listening to the destabilisation of Arctic glaciers: The MAMMAMIA project.
Russian artists are finding an artistic home in Kirkenes, a small Norwegian town 15 kilometres from the Russian border.
The Soviet Union was a latecomer to industrial whaling, but it slaughtered whales by the thousands once it started and radically under-reported its take to international monitors.
Polar bears are increasingly seeking sustenance in human trash because of melting sea ice and a loss of hunting opportunities. The result is a rise in human-bear conflict – and dead bears.
Calls to export Canadian oil and gas to Europe are repackaging ethical oil rhetoric. But Canada and Russia share similarities in energy policy making.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
Nato’s military exercises in Europe are not a response to the invasion of Ukraine. But they are a handy way of sending Putin a message.
When entire sectors shut down, the demand for energy plummets.
My new research shows Australia has spent more subsidising fossil fuel research indirectly via research and development tax credits than directly via grants.
Polar lows — intense maritime storms that are sometimes dangerous — form near Canada without anyone noticing.
Canada and Norway face epic challenges in weaning themselves from petroleum dependence.
For many fleeing their home countries, destinations in northern Europe were the ultimate goal. But what happened when they got there?
We have limited information about the reported deaths of 30 elderly people in Norway who had received the Pfizer COVID vaccine. Here’s what we do know.
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Landmark case highlights the conflict between immediate climate action and a gradual transition to renewables.
Extreme shrinkage of summer sea ice is just the latest evidence of rapid Arctic warming – and what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay there.