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Life in a cold climate: Norway and the Arctic (part 2)

The North Pole is a place that conjures up images of explorers, polar bears and Santa Claus. But the reality of the Arctic is less well-known than the folklore. In this special programme, our team heads north to explore life, work and politics within the Arctic Circle.


In part two of our programme, we meet:

  • Director of the Arctic Frontiers Conference, Ole Øvretveit
  • French Polar Explorer, Jean-Louis Etienne

We ask to what extent new industrial activity and transport routes are a danger to the environment and wildlife in the Arctic.

Click here to watch part one.

Produced by Isabelle Romero, Roxane Runel and Mathilde Bénézet.

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