Most Shared Stories Tagged: Norway

New report ranks environmental efforts

A new report was released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the 2008 Environmental Performance Index ranks countries for their efforts in addressing environmental issues

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name one of Norway's northernmost towns, on the island of Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean. The answer is Longyearbyen. Residents there have just emerged from their long "polar night" when the sun never rises for months. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Irene Gustafson, a tourism specialist in the Norwegian town.

Geo quiz and answer

We're calling today's Geo Quiz a "Geo-political Quiz." Anchor Marco Werman gets questions and answers from Carolyn O'Hara, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sogne Fjord in western Norway. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details about an unusual art installation there called the "telemegaphone".

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - Deeya

Today's Global Hit features a singer from Norway who grew up in a Muslim immigrant community there. For Deeyah - as she's known - success came early...but it was followed by harassment and threats from her own community.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Norwegian town of Geilo. Each year on the first full moon, the town hosts an annual Ice Music Festival that features music played on instruments carved entirely out of ice.