Episode 6

The things I can See on the Mountains

After thousands of years of tradition, a shifting climate is forcing changes in the way Sámi families herd reindeer. But some climate solutions are also threatening their way of life. This is the story of the Aleksandersens, a Sámi reindeer herding family in northern Norway.


 
 

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Project Nordlicht

When Project Nordlicht is complete, it will have 67 turbines, supplying 281 megawatts of power. It will be one of the largest on-shore wind energy projects in Europe, and it’s located right on top of the land used the Aleksandersens, a Sámi reindeer herding family in Norway.