October 2018

26
Oct

How Norway has influenced national-popular culture

It is interesting to assess the contribution made by the Svalbard Islands to the public imagination and to national-popular culture. A clear indication of this is when a brand is inspired by certain lands and their glorious history, as is the case with Svalbard Islands, which produces the iconic Nobile N1 jacket, an adventure jacket with low environmental impact. But

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19
Oct

The Second World War and Norway: an important chapter in history

The Svalbard Islands brand, as well as its clothes, including the Nobile N1 jacket, draws inspiration from a country that generally conjures up images of explorers and glacial landscapes with flora and fauna that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. But Norway has also made its mark in history for other enterprises. One example? The role that Norway

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12
Oct

The Bird Sanctuary, the “winged” treasure of the Svalbard Islands

The Svalbard Islands play host to an ornithological reserve of notable natural beauty, the Bird Sanctuary. It covers an area of 140 hectares in the Norwegian archipelago. Situated towards the end of Kongsfjorden, the Bird Sanctuary spreads out over a dozen islands, including Mietheholmen, Prins Heinrichøya, Lovénøyane and Eskjeret, to name but a few, which are all characterised by grassy

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5
Oct

Characteristics of the beluga whale

The islands of Svalbard are characterised not only by an almost completely barren landscape, but also, as we know, by a wealth of fauna. Musk oxen, Arctic foxes and polar bears are just a few of the animals one can encounter on dry land.  The sea is by no means less populated with unusual specimens: the depths are inhabited by

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