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The women fighting for Lapland

As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever.

Climate change affects the Arctic more than any other part of the Earth, and it's been damaging reindeer-herding and fishing - the traditional livelihoods of the indigenous Sami people.

You can see more on this story on Our World: Fighting for Lapland which is repeated on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel on Saturday 17 August 2019.

Produced by Erika Benke. Camera: Antti J. Leinonen