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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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New Blog for World Policy Institute: Why should we care about the Arctic?

REXSAC researcher, Annika E. Nilsson, kicks off new bi-monthly series about the Arctic as guest blogger with two other colleagues on the World Policy website. Answering…

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Poison and profit: mining on traditional lands

In the underground depths of northern Canada lies a monster. That’s how Mary Rose Sundberg of the Goyatiko Language Society describes the 237,000 tons of…

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Amidst social and environmental dynamic in Ilulissat

We have seen the images of calving icebergs calling our attention to the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. The ground zero for such…

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Artikel in Samefolket magazine about indigenous rights in Sweden

  Sweden, according to a new study, is the worst of all comparable countries in allowing indigenous peoples to assert their rights in environmental assessments of, for…

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Indigenous peoples influence on impact assessments

A study performed in Sweden, Norway, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, shows that Sweden received the lowest score regarding indigenous peoples influence on impact assessments.…

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