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Pesticides in Svalbard snow
Scientists at the Norwegian Polar Institute and the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) have investigated the amount of pesticides in the snow in Svalbard. Read about their findings here.
Collection of 2000 marine samples
During this summer's COPOL-cruise with the research vessel " Lance", more than 2000 marine samples were collected for analyses of new and old POPs (Persistent Organic Pollutants).