Melting Glacier Reveals Norwegian Mountain Pass That is a Treasure Trove for Archaeologists

Warming temperatures in Norway have caused a glacier located near the town of Lendbreen to melt away in recent years. As the ice has retreated however, it isn’t just revealing rock and earth that has been covered for centuries. Underneath, researchers have discovered a mountain pass that was used for generations of Scandinavians, stretching from … Read more

Video: Traveling From Denmark to Norway on a Stand-Up Paddle Board

The Skagerrak Strait is a strip of water that separates Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. While it isn’t widely known outside of the locals of those three countries, it is a treacherous and choppy section of sea. This is especially true if you’re attempting to cross the 130+ km (80 mile) strait on a stand-up paddle … Read more

Two Citizen Scientists Overwintered in the Arctic But Can’t Come Home Yet

Two dedicated citizen-scientists are nearing the end of a very long and difficult winter in the high arctic of Norway. After spending months living in a remote cabin where they have conducted research for a number of projects, Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby should be preparing to return home. Instead, they may have to … Read more

Unsurprisingly The North Pole Expedition Season is in Jeopardy Due to Coronavirus

As the world continues to struggle with containing the still quickly-spreading coronavirus, another staple of the spring expedition and exploration season seems likely to be cancelled. Normally at this time of the year, eager travelers and adventurous researchers are planning to head to the Arctic to embark on a number of different journeys. But, as … Read more