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Climate change affects well-being of reindeer

Climate change affects well-being of reindeer

Climate warming expected in the next few decades will bring both advantages and challenges for reindeer herding.

More information:

Minna Turunen, Arctic Centre, tel. +358 40 539 1182, minna.turunen@ulapland.fi

Sirpa Rasmus, University of Jyväskylä, tel. +358 40 528 2585, sirpa.rasmus@jyu.fi

Turunen, M.T., S. Rasmus, M. Bavay, K. Ruosteenoja and J. Heiskanen,
2016: Coping with difficult weather and snow conditions: Reindeer
herders' views on climate change impacts and coping strategies.
Climate Risk Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2016.01.002.



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