Railway linking Barents Sea coast to Arctic Finland not commercially viable, report says

Finnish-Norwegian working group says cargo volumes are too small to justify building a railway from Rovaniemi (Arctic Finland) to Kirkenes

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Longread — Russia’s quest for Arctic resources unhindered by climate crisis

Regional authorities in the Yamal-Nenets region, in Arctic Russia, are aware of the potential devastating consequences of climate change, but

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Gold mining in northern Finland hurts reindeer, says Natural Resources Institute

Gold mining in Lapland (northern Finland) is causing more ecological problems than a local association has reported, according to the

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Longread – The quest to turn Norway’s Arctic coast into Northern Europe’s wind power hub

The big winds that come in from the Barents Sea carry flush green power and profits. But developers are held

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Blog – Sámi school preserves reindeer herders’ heritage with help of internet

In my previous post, I wrote about how a Concorde jet and Chinese tourists have irrevocably changed Lapland in the

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Blog – In Santa’s hometown, are tourism and a railway threatening Sámi culture?

Located just a few kilometers to the south of the Arctic Circle, the unassuming Finnish city of Rovaniemi does not

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