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Carl Österlin’s PhD Defense

Title: Nature conservation, landscape change and indigenous rights: The role of Sámi reindeer herding for environmental objectives in the Swedish mountain landscape. Thesis: Access thesis here. Defense date: Friday…

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Meet REXSAC PhD students: Caitlynn Lindsay Beckett

Discover the eighth episode of our Q&A series with REXSAC PhD students. This time meet Caitlynn Lindsay Beckett, a PhD candidate in Geography at Memorial University in St.…

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A new documentary: Common Ground: The Power of Coming Together, Sápmi to Country

A new documentary short-film Common Ground: The Power of Coming Together, Sápmi to Country details the struggles of indigenous peoples across the world in response to colonisation…

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Strategic Ignorance: Rio Tinto’s Destruction of Sacred Juukan Caves

How can we excuse mining giant Rio Tinto’s unconscionable destruction of a 46,000 year old Pilbara Aboriginal Heritage site on the grounds of “not knowing” when…

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REXSAC led discussions at the Annual Impact Assessment Conference (IAIA19) in Brisbane

There is an urgency to improve methods for assessment of cumulative impacts of future resource extraction activities, especially in the Arctic where the pressure from…

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Implementing the State Duty to Consult in Land and Resource Decisions

This paper points out the current gaps when implementing the state duty to consult with Sami communities in land and resource decisions. Resourcing, competence development…

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Sami’s limited influence in state processes hot topic in Almedalen in July

Sami’s limited influence in state processes has caused all mining operations on Sami land to be appealed recently. Rasmus Kløcker Larsen, REXSAC researcher at Stockholm Environment…

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REXSAC PhD student, Calle Österlin, interviewed for SvD series on Sami rights

REXSAC PhD student, Calle Österlin was interviewed in connection with the ongoing series about Sami rights in Northern Sweden in the Swedish newspaper, Svenska Dagbladet.…

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New REXSAC report highlighted in SvD series on Sami land rights

In a series of articles, SvD reviews the conflict that has occurred over half Sweden’s surface. On the one hand, the Sami and their rights…

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New report: Mining industry perspectives on indigenous rights

A new report by REXSAC researcher, Rebecca Lawrence : Mining industry perspectives on indigenous rights: Corporate complacency and political uncertainty, in the The Extractive Industries and Society is now available.   …

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