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The Science of Snow, Nautijaur, Lapland , 12 November 2010

Swedish version with english subtitles : In Sápmi, a vast region of northern Europe also referred to as Lapland, Sami reindeer herders are experts about snow. To reach the ground lichen on which they feed in winter, reindeer need to dig through a snowpack whose properties constantly change throughout the winter period. For this reason, the Sami have developed a ‘snow science’ that not only encompasses, as linguists have often exclaimed, an exceptional diversity of terms to name and classify snow. They have also cultivated an intimate understanding of physico-chemical processes ...
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« Working with Nature » – Sami reindeer herders and biodiversity in the boreal forest (2016)

Produced for the ILK dialogue workshop (11-13 January 2016, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris) organized within the framework of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), this film presents extracts from interviews with three reindeer herders from the Sami community of Sirges in Jokkmokk, Sweden. The herders attest to the importance of biological diversity for their herding livelihood and their dependence on the health of the boreal forest ecosystem. They describe the practices that threaten herding along with the remaining stands of old forest, and their conflicts notably ...
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