April 14, 2021

Lamborghini Avventura 2019: A Huracán EVO expedition above the Arctic Circle to explore Norway’s Lofoten Islands

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Sant’Agata Bolognese, 30 July 2019 – Norway has become the latest destination for Lamborghini Avventura, the series of Lamborghini expeditions organized to discover the most spectacular places and roads in the world. After Andalusia, Transylvania, the Norwegian fjords and Iceland, Lamborghini Avventura returned to Norway, this time focusing on the Lofoten Islands, a unique destination to […]

How did the end of the world become old news?

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By David Wallace-Wells From New York Mag There has been a lot of burning lately. Last week, wildfires broke out in the Arctic Circle, where temperatures reached almost 90 degrees; they are still roiling northern Sweden, 21 of them. And this week, wildfires swept through the Greek seaside, outside Athens, killing at least 80 and […]

Primitive plants survive almost two years in outer space

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By Andy Coghlan From New Scientist Primitive plants are the latest forms of Earth life to show they can survive in the harshness of space, and for many months. Cold-loving algae from the Arctic Circle have joined the space-travelling club, alongside bacteria, lichens and even simple animals called tardigrades. Preliminary studies of the algae after […]

These glass igloos in the Finnish wilderness are the best way to stare at the Northern Lights all night

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By Sophie-Claire Hoeller and editing by Kristen Griffin From Business Insider What could be better than seeing the Northern Lights? Seeing them from bed. In Finnish Lapland, just north of the Arctic Circle, you can. This far north, the incredible light show is visible around 200 days a year — that’s more than every other […]

This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by the sea Kivalina

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By Maria L. La Ganga From los Angeles Times This is what climate change looks like, up close and personal. In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm. […]