Thursday Feb 27
The Washington Post
Norway Oil Fund Ban Proves No Hurdle for Arctic Coal Mining
As lawmakers in Oslo debate whether to ban their $840 billion sovereign wealth fund from investing in coal companies, the country has opened a new coal mine in the Arctic Svalbard archipelago.
Keeping the world safe for miso soup and Brazilian beans, arctic seed vault welcomes new treasures
Okayama University marks first Japanese deposit with valuable barley varieties; Global Crop Diversity Trust officials travel to Norway to mark organization's 10th anniversary Longyearbyen, Norway A-Over 20,000 crops originating from over 100 countries will arrive this week at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault , in time for the vault's sixth birthday.
Bangkok's Eerie 'Ghost Tower', The Sathorn Unique
The Sathorn Unique was once slated to be a glistening, stunning addition to the Bangkok skyline during Thailand's economic boom in the 1990s.