As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with big opportunities for tourism, shipping and resource development, including oil and gas. But that also brings a whole new array of risks for the region and the world.
After centuries on the margins, the Indigenous Sámi of the Arctic regions of Scandinavia are starting to reassert their cultural identity. And they say the world can't solve the climate crisis without perspectives like theirs.
Dubbed Trident Juncture, the exercise is by far the biggest in Norway since the early 1980s, a sign that the alliance wants to sharpen its defenses after years of cost cuts and far-flung combat missions.
Reports of vulgar, offensive outbursts by the president of the United States have real-world consequences. One is the impact on America's reputation overseas and its ability to lead and influence world events — its "soft power." That's the argument from Norwegian statesman Jan Egeland.
“The fossil fuel industry, which has been an awful good business for the last 200 years, isn't a good business going forward. And the smart money is heading for the exits now,” says environmentalist Bill McKibben.
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.
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.
For our Geo Quiz, quiz, we're looking for a rocky archipelago off Norway's northwest coast. The answer is Lofoten, where marine biologist Hieke Vester studies and records communication among marine mammals. The World's David Leveille has the story.
Two Norwegian vessels are searching for the remains of a seaplane that crashed more than 80 years ago. It belonged to Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Rob McCallum to find out where they are lookingï¿½and why now.
Anchor Marco Werman has details on the case of two Norwegian men who were sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo this week. The men were convicted of espionage and the murder of their driver.