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  • Thu, Mar 26, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    Figures assembled by Patchwork Barents show that Norwegian gas production in waters north of the Arctic Circle in 2014 amounted to 7,46 billion cubic meters. That is the biggest volume from the region ever, BarentsObserver reports. A lion's share of the Norwegian Arctic production comes from...
  • Tue, Mar 17, 2015
    Submitted by Elizaveta Vassilieva
    Why should we care about border regions? Because they represent a unique example of how people live – a cross section of their differences and similarities. Border regions can give us a better understanding of countries’ social and economic developments.They can tell the stories of a musher in...
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2015
    Submitted by Elizaveta Vassilieva
    What are the most popular baby names given to newborns in the Barents Region? Patchwork Barents used data from 2013 and 2014 to illustrate the regional trends, the BarentsObserver reports. The visualizations below show the most popular boys’ and girls’ names in Swedish, Norwegian, Russian and...
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2015
    Submitted by Elizaveta Vassilieva
    What are the most popular baby names given to newborns in the Barents Region? Patchwork Barents used data from 2013 and 2014 to illustrate the regional trends, the BarentsObserver reports.   The visualizations below show the most popular boys’ and girls’ names in Swedish, Norwegian, Russian and...
  • Tue, Mar 10, 2015
    Submitted by Atle Staalesen
    Figures from Patchwork Barents show that production in northern Norwegian waters in 2014 dropped to 4,3 million tons, the lowest in 20 years. At peak production in 2001, output in the area reached 18,4 million tons. The figures include production from the fields located in the Norwegian Sea off the...

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