Hannah Thule

At the ongoing Riddu Riđđu festival in Manndalen in northern Norway, Sami and other Indigenous People are celebrated. This year there is a special focus on Queer Indigenous People of the North.
July 11, 2024
Legal experts argue that the decision violates Article 7 on equal treatment in the Svalbard Treaty. The Norwegian government argues that isn't the case.
July 08, 2024
Sources from within the company describe different safety hazards and the Swedish Work Environment Authority has repeatedly identified serious deficiencies in the work environment.
July 01, 2024
Earlier this week, the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court approved the government's decision to permit the mining plans in Jokkmokk, Sweden. Environmental organisations, Sámi and other local communities have been protesting for years.
June 27, 2024
The Esrange Space Center in Swedish Kiruna, located 200 km above the Arctic Circle, promotes satellite launches for both civilian and military purposes to EU countries and NATO. Local Sámi villages are concerned about the consequences expanded operations will have on reindeer husbandry and Sámi culture.
June 26, 2024
Researchers will analyse heavy metals, ocean waste and microplastics to see how they affect human health and Arctic ecosystems. Then they will figure out together with the locals how to reduce the harmful consequences.
June 21, 2024
The Skolt Sámi who attended the forums in Finnish-Norwegian boarder villages Neiden and Nellim expressed a wish for the remains, currently stored at University of Oslo, to be returned and buried at Svanvik cemetery, in Norwegian Paatsjoki valley.
June 18, 2024
Finland’s President Alexander Stubb and Sweden’s Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson will meet with Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre on June 19-20, 2024.
June 17, 2024
Researchers at the Finnish Arctic Centre at University of Lapland investigate if, and under what conditions, solar geoengineering can be responsibly tested and how research should be governed.
June 14, 2024
The council of Finnish municipality Utsjoki, bordering to Norway, approved ambitious plans for the development of year-round tourism at its meeting this week.
June 12, 2024