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Monday Jul 21 | Truthdig

Svalbard's Reindeer Thrive as Climate Warms

There will be winners as well as losers as climate change intensifies, and scientists say they have just found one species that is prospering already.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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UK trip leader recounts fatal polar bear attack

In this Saturday Aug. 6, 2011 photo made available by the District governor of Spitsbergens office, the polar bear which attacked the British youths in their camp on Spitsbergen, Svalbard archipelago, Norway and was shot by one of the group members, is examined by experts in Longyearbyen, Norway.

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Sky News

Polar Bear Killing: Trip Leader 'Wrestled' Animal

Michael Reid says he was bitten on the head as he jabbed the animal in the eyes with his fingers after his rifle had failed.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

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Next stop nowhere.

A slide show of polar Svalbard . The major settlement Longyearbyen at 78 degrees North is the most northernmost settlement of any kind with greater than 1,000 permanent residents.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Radio Prague

Czechs open new polar station in Svalbard, Norway

The University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice opened the first Czech polar research station in Svalbard, Norway on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Svalbard Travel, World News, Arctic Region, Czech Republic, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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