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EU-PolarNet workshop organized by International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry with a topic Sápmi as Homeland: Co-designing Future Research with Indigenous Rights Holders, prioritizing future research and giving a direction for new ethical guidelines for research activities

A half-century of research by University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) alumni and others uncovers how caribou react to oil work on Alaska’s North Slope.

The international Arctic conference High North Dialogue started today in Bodø, Norway, and it is a platform for dialogue about the sustainable future in the Arctic. This year’s topic is “Business in the Arctic – Spaces of Opportunities”, emphasizing the opportunities connected to Politics, Business, Outer Space and Ocean Space. ICR director Anders Oskal is attending the conference and took part in the side-event panel "Arctic Leadership for the future".

April 12, chefs of the Boaššu/NOMAD Indigenous FoodLab presented food for the participants of the Regional Nordic Forum which is taking place in Kautokeino on April 12 and 13, 2023. 

Be a part of Fram Talks
Friday 14 April 9:00 - 9:45 • By Andres Oskal, Executive Director, International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry

Week before Easter Norway announced its suggested program for the Arctic Council.

Last week participants of the Rášša project: Governing, producing, and negotiating reindeer landscapes – towards fair and sustainable use of land gathered in Kautokeino for a 2 days’ workshop. 

"We cannot be sacrificed in the name of the green transition." 

Indigenous Sámi youth and dozens of environmental activists in Oslo, Norway shut down the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Monday, with many chaining themselves to the building. The action is part of a human rights campaign that demands the Norwegian government close an onshore wind energy complex that the country’s supreme court says was built illegally in Sámi territory. 

Last week ICR and WRH had the startup meeting in UN environment in Geneva with director Ersin Ersen to develop a new global management of landscapes and pastures. The management of reindeer pastures globally is broken and have to be fixed. All available knowldge also female reindeer herders traditional knowledge will be used in the new four years GEF project: Reindeer Herding and Resilience


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