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Sweden’s reindeer at risk of starvation after summer drought

Indigenous Sami herders urge state to help mitigate impact of climate change in Arctic circle — Sweden’s indigenous Sami reindeer herders are demanding state aid to help them cope with the impact of this summer’s unprecedented drought and wildfires, saying their future is at risk as global warming changes the environment in the far north. …

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Wildfires rage in Arctic Circle as Sweden calls for help

Sweden worst hit as hot, dry summer sparks unusual number of fires, with at least 11 in the far north — At least 11 wildfires are raging inside the Arctic Circle as the hot, dry summer turns an abnormally wide area of Europe into a tinderbox.   The worst affected country, Sweden, has called for …

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