Polar bear update

The polar bear is now being pushed further from Longyearbreen. - The plan is to push it all the way to Van Mijenfjorden, says Governor Kjerstin Askholt.

Published 12/28/2019

- We have considered the possibility to tranqualize the bear and carry it far away by the helicopter, but there is not enough professional expertise available in Longyearbyen this Christmas to be able to do this, says Kjerstin Askholt.