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Unexplored Oil and Gas Resources in the Arctic, Mostly Russian

May 29, 2009 / No Comments

They say the balance of power shifts with the control over natural gases and oil reserves. It might be the right notion with Russia, US, Canada and Denmark staking their claim over the region that falls north of the Arctic Circle. These countries would get back to staking their claims as scientists from the USGS in collaboration with international researchers have ...

Counting Chicks Before They Do Not Hatch

August 14, 2008 / No Comments

Tokyo is sending two zoo employees to Norway to learn how to breed ptarmigans before it's too late for the endangered birds and the do NOT hatch. The idea - "Being prepared for a species' future is an important role for a zoo." Norway knows what to do and Japan has good imitators. Ptarmigans are a rare ...

31 Chinese Provinces Lean on EU, Norway, UNDP to Develop Green Plans

July 1, 2008 / No Comments

We do love it when a plan comes together, when the world gets along. Here's a guy who has people all over the world dancing together. On a different level, 31 provinces in China have received $4 million from Norway, the European Union and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to draft programs to fight climate change over the next two ...

Wind Power: Norway Could Become Europe’s Battery

May 27, 2008 / No Comments

World's number 5 oil exporter, Norway has big energy resources and by 2025 it could become "Europe's battery". The island of Utsira, Norway - image by tualatin A recent study talked about developing sea-based wind parks that would allow access up to 8,000 megawatts of renewable energy, equivalent to about eight nuclear power plants. Exporting green energy would actually help the ...