NOK 100,000 fine for violating traffic ban in bird reserves
A local tourism company has been fined NOK 100,000 for violating the provision that all traffic in bird reserves is prohibited between 15 May and 15 August. The fine has been accepted.
Great avalanche danger on Svalbard Wednesday 22 November
NVE has notified that a high avalanche danger is expected - danger level 4 - on Wednesday 22 November in the region of Nordenskiöld Land and Svalbard east, west and south. There is no increased risk of avalanches in Longyearbyen itself according to the NGI avalanche forecast.
Be better prepared for a crisis
The theme for this year's self-preparedness week is to practice. We encourage all residents to practice and take the necessary measures to strengthen their own preparedness.
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