Indigenous tribes fight for starving reindeer


Reindeer are starving in Norway. With rising temperatures, rainfall is becoming more frequent than snow. The bitter consequence: Once the rain freezes, it forms a thick layer of ice, preventing animals from accessing their food sources.

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Threatened herd

“If you are born a reindeer herder, your heart always belongs to the reindeer”, says Anders Oskal (48) of the indigenous Sámi people.

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Call against exclusion

The herder is Secretary General of the World Reindeer Herding Association and is travelling to the UN Climate Summit.

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