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Exploring Finland Beyond Helsinki

Rachel Stern | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Rachel Stern

I was lucky enough to spend an idyllic August exploring -- by foot, train, plane, and bikes (free in cities such as Helsinki with a deposit). But if you only have a week, there's still a trove of highlights that can be enjoyed.

Sami Lessons in Caring for Nature and Love

Josefina Skerk | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Josefina Skerk

I live in a culture with close ties to the Arctic. Much of our traditional lands are above the polar circle. I also live in a culture where all questions are considered environmental questions. I was taught that if I show care for our nature, I also show care for myself and the people I love.

Castrated Reindeer Adapt Better To Climate Change

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TROMSOE, Norway (Reuters/Alister Doyle) - Indigenous Sami peoples in the Arctic may have found a way to help their reindeer herds cope with climate ...