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Check your baggage for alien species before visiting the Arctic

Are you travelling to the Arctic? Seeds, insects and parasites can travel with you as stowaways without your knowledge. This bear explains how you can avoid bringing unwanted species that can threaten the vulnerable Arctic environment.

Beautiful, but blacklisted

Policeman’s Helmet is a fast-growing plant that can easily adapt to different conditions.

Imported plants with dangerous stowaways

A flood of non-native insects and arachnids are streaming unchecked into Norway. Some of them are classified as high ecological risks.

Wild boars generate worries in Norway

A thousand years after they disappeared from Norwegian forests, wild boars now pose a threat to other wildlife and could potentially spread to much of the country.