20240615 Geese and climate change

Geese and climate change


20240614 a day of fieldwork

a day of fieldwork


20240615 attacked near nest

attacked near nest


20240423 Documentary about Ny-Ålesund

Documentary about Ny-Ålesund


20240318 Lots of ice in the fjord

Lots of ice in the fjord


20240322 Polar bear hunts for reindeer

Polar bear hunts for reindeer


20240121 Buitenhof national television

Buitenhof national television

The Netherlands Arctic Station

located on Spitsbergen in the northernmost village of the world, managed by the Arctic Centre of the University of Groningen.
Postal address:
NL Arctic Station, P.O.Box 1, N-9173 Ny-Ålesund, Norway
0031 50 7200 449 (Skypein number) or 0047 7902 6852

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latest message posted 19-06-2024 at 16:22

We zijn weer terug van Storholmen. Slechts één nest was aan het uitkomen. De wind begon wat meer te waaien en daarom zijn we niet naar Prins heinrich gegaan. Wel goed uitgewaaid.
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