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Reindeer nomadism as profession, lifestyle, passion and love: Sergei Serotetto

3.6.2021 14:59

русский текст ниже The news from the tundra was a shock: last year we celebrated Sergei Serotetto’s 66th birthday together in his chum in the tundra of Yamal. Full of his typical humour and warmheartedness, surrounded by his family of three generations. Now he passed away, on the 27th May, in the tundra. Sergei Serotetto …

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New NPE-team member Salla Kalliojärvi introduces her research on climate change and global security governance

3.6.2021 9:04

Salla Kalliojärvi is a PhD Candidate at the university of Lapland and the newest member of our NPE team. In her doctoral thesis she looks how the increasing significance of multinational corporations in global climate governance is impacting on the governance structures and technologies of security

Rain on snow – how do people and reindeer learn to survive?

30.4.2021 11:49

This winter and spring we hear again disastrous news from sudden temperature rises and falls, leading to thick ice-crusts on reindeer pastures that block reindeer’s access to their pastures. While the most famous of these events happened in 2014 in the Centre of the Yamal Peninsula, West Siberia, the phenomenon is known probably to reindeer …

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