The Sami, who are indigenous to the Finnish Lapland, depend on reindeer for their livelihood. But climate change and mining pose an increasing threat to their way of life. Can they protect their grazing lands from influences beyond their control?
A group of families have filed a lawsuit against the European Union for failing to protect citizens against the impacts of climate change. It's the first climate lawsuit at EU level.
During visits to more than 80 auto dealers in five Nordic countries, researchers were, more often than not, told not to buy electric vehicles. Their study calls for clearer government policies on newer car technologies.
The two Nordic nations will explore building the first rail connection from a European Union member state to an Arctic Ocean port. The link would cost around around 2.9 billion euros ($3.6 billion).
More than 100 reindeer in Norway have been killed by freight trains in recent days, according to local reports. Railway operators have so far failed to put up a safety fence demanded by herders.
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