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Spreading sickness: Rabies detected in three more Arctic foxes, putting this year’s trapping season in question


Three more Arctic foxes have tested positive for rabies, heightening concerns about the fall hunting and trapping season after another fox and a reindeer tested positive for the disease since May, according to The Governor of Svalbard.

Briefs from Svalbardposten for the week of March 8, 2016


City leaders don’t know how much alcohol is consumed
Politicians in Longyearbyen say total consumption of alcohol should be reduced, but don’t know how much is being sold.