Embassy Organizes River Cleanup on World Environment Day

On World Environment Day on June 5, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Oslo organized a river cleanup along the Akerselva river in Oslo together with the Ministry of Climate and Environment . It was an international group effort! Representatives from the Peruvian , German , Chilean , Danish , British , and Chinese Embassies were there to take part in the cleanup. Organizations Oslo River Forum , Keep Norway Clean and Rusken were …

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90 Youth Celebrate Arbor Day in Ambassador’s Garden

On April 17, 2018, 90 youth gathered in the Ambassador’s residence garden in celebration of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to show support for taking care of and protecting our planet. On Arbor Day, individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. It is celebrated …

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Embassy achieves LEED Gold for its green elements!

The new U.S. embassy at Makrellbekken in Oslo has achieved LEED Gold certification for its numerous green elements. The embassy’s environmental features includes the restoration of a seasonal stream that runs through the site, green roofs, preservation of existing landscape, maximized use of natural light and a ground-source heat exchange. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and …

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