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Finnair cancels all flights to northern Lapland

Finnair cancels all flights to northern Lapland

A short travel update posted by Finnair says the company is making the drastic cuts to flights in northern Finland.“Flights to/from Kittilä, Kuusamo and Ivalo...
Wheat in Whitehorse: How climate change helps feed Canada’s remote regions

Wheat in Whitehorse: How climate change helps feed Canada’s remote regions

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA — After failing to grow wheat in Canada's subarctic Yukon territory 15 years ago, farmer Steve Mackenzie-Grieve gave it another shot in...
Iceland adds travel restrictions, and sees airline job cuts as COVID-19 threat continues

Iceland adds travel restrictions, and sees airline job cuts as COVID-19 threat continues

Iceland continues to take steps to react to the spread of COVID-19 at home and abroad, even as the country reported the first death...
Nunavut bans entry of most non-residents, requires returning residents to self-isolate before flight

Nunavut bans entry of most non-residents, requires returning residents to self-isolate before flight

Starting one minute before midnight on Tuesday, March 24, only Nunavut residents and critical workers will be allowed to enter the territory.Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s...
Starvation deaths loom for reindeer as huge amount of snow piles up over icy crust

Starvation deaths loom for reindeer as huge amount of snow piles up over icy...

Grazing conditions for reindeer in Northern Norway are very poor this winter as an unusual amount of snow forces the reindeer to dig especially...