News tagged with nordic countries

The male dominance in diplomacy is changing

In August, the Swedish government appointed Karin Olofsdotter as new Swedish ambassador to the United States. The appointment is of historical importance, since Olofsdotter is the first Swedish woman to hold the position. ...

dateOct 25, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Apple to invest $900mn in Danish data plant

Apple on Monday said it would invest nine billion Danish kroner ($920 million, 810 million euros) in a data centre in Denmark, its second in the country to run entirely on clean energy.

dateJul 10, 2017 in Business
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Nordic marine scientists push for way forward

In a commentary released in Nature Climate Change, a group of 13 scientists argue that the Nordic countries are in a unique position to showcase how to handle the growing pressure on the oceans. However, this relies on a ...

dateJan 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Norwegian Vikings purchased silk from Persia

The Norwegian Vikings were more oriented towards the East than we have previously assumed, says Marianne Vedeler, Associate Professor at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo in Norway. After four years of in-depth ...

dateNov 05, 2013 in Materials Science
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