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  1. The Brighter Side of RabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The New Yorker

    ... about the next generation of rabies-based tools, a rabies outbreak started thirty-five hundred miles away, in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago halfway between the mainland and the North Pole. On September 12th, a woman in the capital city of ...

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  2. UH-led team observes the solar eclipse over the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The international Solar Wind Sherpas team, led by Dr. Shadia Habbal of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Institute for Astronomy, braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 from Longyearbyen on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago east of northern Greenland. Their preliminary results are being presented at the Triennial Earth-Sun Summit in Indianapolis, IN.

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  3. Stunning Total Solar Eclipse Observed Over the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Live Science

    A stark black disc haloed by streaks of light - a team of scientists captured this image of a total solar eclipse over the Arctic in March. The international Solar Wind Sherpas team, led by astronomer Shadia Habbal at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, observed the March 20 solar eclipse from Longyearbyen on the island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, located northeast of Greenland.

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  4. UH-led team successfully observes the solar eclipse over the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | ECNmag

    The international Solar Wind Sherpas team, led by Dr. Shadia Habbal of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Institute for Astronomy, braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Longyearbyen on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago east of northern Greenland. Their preliminary results are being presented Thursday at the Triennial Earth-Sun Summit in Indianapolis, IN.

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  5. Observing the solar eclipse over the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Science Daily

    Scientists braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Longyearbyen on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago east of northern Greenland. The international Solar Wind Sherpas team, led by Dr. Shadia Habbal of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Institute for Astronomy, braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Longyearbyen on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago east of northern Greenland.

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  6. Eclipses and Auroras highlight Astronomy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Union

    ... in only two places in the world - the Faroe Islands (between Norway and Iceland) and the far northern island of Svalbard, Norway, which lies well above the Arctic Circle. The eclipse at Svalbard drew the largest group to ever visit the remote ...

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  7. A Solar Eclipse at the Top of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PC Magazine

    ... the North Atlantic, only crossing land in two places - the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard - before ending in the Arctic Ocean just short of the North Pole. Neither the Faroe Islands nor Svalbard offered particularly ...

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  8. Soldier's joy at pole trek bid successRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    ... arrived at around 10am on Monday. They waited for another storm to pass before flying back to Longyearbyen on Svalbard Island, Norway." It was Lance Cpl Webb's third marathon walk, having trekked to the South Pole with Olympic rower Matthew Pinsent ...

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  9. Wow! A Solar Eclipse at the Top of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PC Magazine

    ... the North Atlantic, only crossing land in two places - the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard - before ending in the Arctic Ocean just short of the North Pole. Neither the Faroe Islands nor Svalbard offered particularly ...

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  10. Norway in Arctic dispute with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | BBC News

    Norway has summoned the Russian ambassador in Oslo for an explanation after a top Russian official defied a travel ban by visiting Arctic Norway. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin flew to Svalbard, in the Arctic Circle, then went to the North Pole to open a Russian drifting base on an ice floe.

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  11. Norway seeks explanation over Rogozin's visit to SvalbardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... have earlier this spring clearly expressed to the Russian embassy in Oslo that people on the list are not wanted in Svalbard. It is therefore regrettable that Rogozin has been on Svalbard," a spokesman from Norway's Foreign Ministry said yesterday ...

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  12. Norway: Banned Russian Minister's Visit To Arctic Island 'Regrettable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Norway says it has demanded that Moscow explain a visit to a Norwegian island by a Russian deputy prime minister who is banned from entering the country. Norwegian Foreign Ministry spokesman Frode Andersen said on April 19 that Dmitry Rogozin's visit to the Arctic Svalbard islands was "regrettable."

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  13. Norway asks Moscow to explain deputy PM's island visit despite sanctionsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Reuters

    ... have earlier this spring clearly expressed to the Russian embassy in Oslo that people on the list are not wanted in Svalbard. It is therefore regrettable that Rogozin has been on Svalbard," a spokesman from Norway's Foreign Ministry said in a ...

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  14. Norway: Russia minister visit to Arctic island 'regrettable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Norway has demanded that Moscow explain why Russia's deputy prime minister visited the Norwegian Arctic Svalbard islands despite sanctions imposed on him by the EU and Norway. Norwegian Foreign Ministry spokesman Frode Andersen says Dmitry Rogozin's visit was "regrettable," and demanded an explanation as the ministry had informed the Russian Embassy in Oslo earlier this year that people on the sanctions list "are not wanted on Svalbard."

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  15. Norway says Russian deputy PM's visit to Svalbard "regrettable"Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Norway said it is "regrettable" Russia n Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is on EU and Norway's list of individuals not allowed entry because of the Crimea issue, paid a visit to Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago, media reports said on Sunday. "This is not a violation of Norwegian law, but we have clearly expressed to the Russian embassy in Oslo that listed people are not wanted on Svalbard," Aftenposten newspaper quoted foreign ministry's communications chief Frode Andersen as telling local NTB news agency.

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  16. Omar the Explorer aims to become the first Egyptian to reach the North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... top of Mount Everest in 2007. During the first phase of the North Pole trip Samra will travel to Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway, then to an ice camp called Barneo, then to the 89th latitude degree. In the second phase, the famous Egyptian ...

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  17. Rugby stars shrug off landing dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Hillingdon Times

    ... back on its rear loading bay. The group had flown in from the most northerly town in the world, Longyearbyen on the Svalbard archipelago, to the Russian operated camp over a week ago when the accident happened. Barneo sits on ice three to 12 feet ...

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  18. Rugby stars stay on course for North Pole after their plane loses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... back on its rear loading bay. The group were flying from the most northerly town in the world, Longyearbyen on the Svalbard archipelago, to the Russian operated camp when the accident happened last week. Moody, Grewcock and Lewsey were part of a ...

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  19. Citizen science meets the auroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    UAF oceanographer Mark Johnson is in Svalbard teaching and doing sea ice research. Last week, he captured this photo of a total eclipse of the sun from a remote fjord south of Longyearbyen.

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  20. REWIND: Moments that headlined in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Rediff.com

    Image: Model Cara Delevingne kisses model Baptiste Giabiconi as Kendall Jenner looks on during German designer Karl Lagerfeld's Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 women's ready-to-wear collection for French fashion house Chanel during Paris Fashion Week March 10, 2015. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters Image: A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard March 20, 2015.

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