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Rain on snow: Environmental Atlas of Europe — Sweden

"The reindeer herder has learned to accept the good and the bad part of nature and always to adapt." Niklas Labba, reindeer herder, Finland. About 70,000 Sami live in the Arctic regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Originally they hunted reindeer, but since the 17th century they have practised herding as a form of agricultural meat production, passing their knowledge and skills down through the generations.

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