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The struggle to preserve North Sami language amid climate change

In a warming Arctic, the North Sami language, rich in specialized terms for snow, reindeer and fishing, faces the loss of words and knowledge integral to the Sami people's heritage.

Erika Benke reports for the BBC.

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Ski resorts battle for a future as snow declines in climate crisis

International Ski Federation urged to cut emissions, while activists warn of damage through heavy use of snowmaking.

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This First Nation in Alberta is fighting climate change with rows and rows of trees

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Battling desertification: Bringing soil back to life in semiarid Spain

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