French woman is mauled by a polar bear after it wandered into a tour group’s campsite on remote Norwegian Arctic island

French woman is mauled by a polar bear after it wandered into a tour group’s campsite on remote Norwegian Arctic island

A French woman has been mauled by a polar bear which had wandered into her tour group’s campsite on a remote Norwegian Arctic island. The tourist was part of a tour group of 25 people camping at Sveasletta, in the central part of the Svalbard archipelago, more than 500 miles north of the Norwegian mainland. […]

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3 Oil Companies Pull Out of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

3 Oil Companies Pull Out of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Three oil companies have canceled their leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Drilling in the refuge has long been a controversial issue, as the 19.5-million-acre wilderness area is home to 45 species of mammals including polar bears, bowhead whales and caribou and considered sacred by the Indigenous Gwich’in people, according to the Gwich’in Steering […]

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