June 2018

29
Jun

The Svalbard Seed Vault: a measure against global warming

If you’ve already heard of the Svalbard islands, chances are, the first anecdote you’ve heard is that it’s the only place in the world where “no-one is born or dies”. Due to the particular conditions of the weather and land, there are no obstetrics clinics to be found and there is currently a burial prohibition in place – since the

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22
Jun

The importance of choosing sustainable fashion

We are increasingly talking about respect for the environment, even when it comes to clothing. Taking care of the Earth and being able to listen to nature’s signs are fundamental pillars on which we should build our future. Svalbard Islands expresses its love for the environment, offering sustainable fashion with items of clothing that withstand time and adverse weather, thanks

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15
Jun

How to prepare for climbing a mountain

Overcoming limitations and succeeding in climbing the mountain. This is what we think of when we talk about free climbing. But does the art of climbing really only come down to this? It’s impossible to capture its beauty without also mentioning harmony, passion and control of emotions. Mountaineering can be considered an extreme sport Climbing a mountain is an act

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8
Jun

Parkour: sport or lifestyle?

The term “parkour” is derived from the French word “parcour”, meaning course. Some even prefer to call this sport “the art of movement” in which no obstacle is impossible. But what are we actually talking about when we say parkour? There are two or three things about this urban sport par excellence that we at Svalbard Islands can tell you.

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1
Jun

The history and origins of the Husky

The Husky is similar to a wolf, but with magnetic eyes that reveal the docile nature of its soul. It is even considered one of the best pets for families with small children. Let’s discover its history together. An unbeatable sled dog Several centuries ago, the Chukchi people, an indigenous group of hunters from eastern Siberia, began training the Husky

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