Norwegian Polar Institute

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Emblem of the NPI

The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) is an organization that is run by the government of Norway. It studies the environment and does research in the Arctic and Antarctic.[1] It helps the government make decisions about polar areas. The NPI takes care of everything that people from Norway do in Antarctica.[2] It also keeps track of where people see whales, walruses, seals, and polar bears near Svalbard. They also create maps of the polar parts of Norway.[3] The NPI decides what places in Norway’s polar areas are called.[4][5]

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  1. "Details". Retrieved 2023-04-14.
  2. "Regulations for activities in Antarctica". Retrieved 2023-04-14.
  3. "Maps". Retrieved 2023-04-14.
  4. "What we do". Retrieved 2023-04-14.
  5. "The history of The Norwegian Polar Institute". Retrieved 2023-04-14.