Arctic life, indigenous rights now! – Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker

The indigenous Nenets live in harsh conditions on Russia's Yamal Peninsula.
A yurt in north-western Siberia at sunset.
A Nenets woman at work in her yurt.
Reindeer herding is central to the identity of many indigenous communities in the North.
The reindeer herder Leif Jåma is a member of the Sami people in Norway.
The indigenous Nenets live in harsh conditions on Russia's Yamal Peninsula. Photo: Alegra Ally
A yurt in north-western Siberia at sunset. Photo: Alegra Ally
A Nenets woman at work in her yurt. Photo: Alegra Ally
Reindeer herding is central to the identity of many indigenous communities in the North. Photo: Alegra Ally
The reindeer herder Leif Jåma is a member of the Sami people in Norway. Photo: STP
Arvid Jåma at the construction site of the wind turbine in Storheia.
Norilsk, Russia: A large amount of harmful emissions significantly impairs the environment.
An excavator in the smelting hall of the copper plant of the Russian nickel producer Nornickel. Photo: Alexander Chizhenok
Arvid Jåma at the construction site of the wind turbine in Storheia. Photo: STP
Norilsk, Russia: A large amount of harmful emissions significantly impairs the environment. Photo: Clubclose
An excavator in the smelting hall of the copper plant of the Russian nickel producer Nornickel. Photo: Alexander Chizhenok
The Russian nickel factory Nornickel.
The Piassino River has been polluted since the Nornickel diesel oil spill in 2020.
The Russian nickel factory Nornickel. Photo: Ninara/Flickr
The Piassino River has been polluted since the Nornickel diesel oil spill in 2020. Photo: provided
During the construction of the wind turbine: Leif Jåma talks about the feared effects of the wind project on reindeer husbandry.

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