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Two Women – 9 months – 78 degrees north: Hilde Will Be the First Woman To Winter On Svalbard Without Men

Wintering at Svalbard had been a lifelong dream of Hilde Fålun Strøm (51). However, it was only when nature required its first ‘climate deaths’ that her trip found its goal and a meaning larger than herself. (Originally published at: March 18, 2019 Written by: Elisabeth Bergquist This is an article originally posted in High North News.)

Gender Equality in the Arctic Network

One of the most proactive and accessible Arctic gender initiatives that are working close with various stakeholders in the Arctic region is the “Gender Equality in the Arctic Network” (GEA); a network initiative currently based out of Akureyri, Iceland. The GEA is endorsed by the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Working Group. The GEA highlights “the … Continue reading Gender Equality in the Arctic Network