Arctic Portal news

There is a new contribution to the Polar Prediction Matters dialogue platform hosted by the Helmholtz Association. In this new article, Tanja Joona who is senior researcher at the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland, provides a personal report on the everyday life in Finnish Lapland (see also here).

While the Arctic is often described as a vulnerable, cold and exotic place with stereotypical images of indigenous and non-indigenous communities, it is not such a homogenous area. Tanja Joona’s article provides insights to the daily life in Finnish Lapland which is home to approximately 183,000 people, including indigenous people: the Sámi.

Read more at the Polar Prediction Matters webpage.