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Native Sámi people face perils of climate change

6 Feb 2019, NMN

Climate change threatens the Sámi people, Europe's only recognised indigenous group, by endangering their reindeer herds, compromising their mental health and infringing on their basic rights. The Sámi national assembly addressed encroaching threats to their land and culture, but the carbon crisis risks imperiling the rights established during the assembly.


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