Transmission from Ice Station Reindeer

IMG_2837_kota.jpgdaev reports in from the the Arctic – 69° north…

For the next couple of months, I’ll be reporting from Inari, in Lapland, northern Finland. I’m here working on a Greenpeace project – we’re working in partnership with the Sámi people, to protect the ancient forests – crucial for herding reindeer – from Finland’s national logging company.
While much of northern Europe is under snow – we’ll be having it for the next while. The Forest Rescue Station is 3 degrees north of the Arctic Circle, and few places are on the same latitude – extreme north Russia, north Alaska, Canada, Greenland, north Norway, and a little bit of Sweden.
Spilled coffee on my jacket earlier, while out at the camp. The coffee froze instantly…
Weblog: Forest Rescue Station »
Greenpeace: Greetings from Ice Station Reindeer »

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