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Climate Change in the Arctic, the Military Consequences and Security Implications

25.3.2024 10:53

The CLIMARCSEC (Climate Change and Arctic Security – Military Implications) project had its meeting in Rovaniemi in March, hosted by the Arctic Centre. This blog opens up the contents of the workshop.

Extreme Arctic weather impacts for animal husbandry

27.1.2024 11:26

Florian Stammler and Erik Kielsen Much has been written already about the losses of reindeer due to icing-over, or rain on snow events, among reindeer herders in Siberia and elsewhere. The climate seasonality is changing and this comes with its challenges in the Arctic for humans and animals alike. For example, in our research site …

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Indigenous ways of knowing in auditing practice

22.1.2024 15:50

Currently the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) has one of their worldwide working group meetings in Rovaniemi, the working group of environmental auditing (WGEA). At this meeting they have a specialised session on indigenous knowledge in auditing, to which they invited me as a keynote speaker. Not only was it hopefully a useful …

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