The New Republic
- How to Restore the Glory of Government Science
- Now Is When We Choose How Effective the Covid Vaccines Will Be
- So You Won’t Get an Early Covid-19 Vaccine. That’s OK.
- “This Is Not a Silver Bullet for the Pandemic”
- Can Platform Vaccines Really Save Us?
- Here’s What It Would Take to Reopen Schools Safely
- Behind the Conflicting Advice on Coronavirus Safety
- Women Scientists Are Bearing the Brunt of Quarantine Child-Rearing
- Climate Change Is Already Hurting Kids’ Health
- The Bittersweet Joy of Fat Bear Week
- The Growing Toll of the Global Gag Rule
- How One Inuit Community Won Against Big Oil
- The Erin Brockoviches of Ecuador
The Washington Post
- Testing Alone Isn’t Enough to Ensure Safety During Holidays, Experts Say
- Traveling With Kids During the Pandemic
- She Found Relief for PTSD With a Different Kind of Therapy. But Does It Work?
- Police Turn to New DNA-Powered Technology in Hopes of Finding Killer
- In Nepal’s Capital, Plumes From Pyres and Pleas From Quake Survivors
- What Nepal’s Earthquake Felt Like From a Hotel in Kathmandu
- Watermen Go From Harvesting Oysters to Hauling Tourists
- D.C. ‘Bronies’ Feel the Love and Friendship of ‘My Little Pony’
- Virginia Man Immersed in the World of Competitive Guppy Breeding
- In Kate Zambreno’s ‘Green Girl,’ a Young American Wanders Through London
- In Rwanda, “Human Bait” Volunteers Help Battle Malaria
- The ‘Anticipatory Anxiety’ of Waiting for Disaster
- Hawaii’s Epic Lava Leak Could Bring New Life to the Big Island’s Waters
- The Race to Save Arctic Cities As Permafrost Melts (CityLab)
- Should Women Be Paid for Donating Their Breast Milk?
- Facebook and the Illusion of Safety
- How energy storage can be the key to developing renewable energy in remote Arctic communities
- How remote Arctic communities can tap into river power
- Coronavirus isn’t the only serious respiratory illness threatening Arctic residents
- How the Arctic’s limited infrastructure could make coronavirus deadlier in the region
- How geopolitics make the U.S. Navy’s plans for major Arctic operations so complicated
- Why domestic violence in the Arctic could surge with the coronavirus pandemic
- Why human trafficking is a serious — but mostly invisible — problem in Alaska
- A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus
National Public Radio
- Rwanda’s Genocide Ended 26 Years Ago. Survivors Are Still Finding Mass Graves
- Can a Woman’s Rising Social Status Bring Down Rates of Domestic Violence?
- Rejection by the King Of Nepal Was Not the End of the Road
- The Unanswered Questions About Anthrax
- Bubonic Plague Strikes in Mongolia: Why Is It Still a Threat?
- Researchers Are Surprised by the Magnitude of Venezuela’s Health Crisis
- Cholera 101: Why This Ancient Disease Is Making Headlines in 2019
- A Frozen Idea to Save Helpful Germs From Disasters
- What Kills 5 Million People a Year? It’s Not Just Disease
- The 7 Dwarfs Whistle While They Work to Fight Malaria
- Scientists Discover the Secret Weapon of Stomach Viruses
- Some Bacteria Are Becoming ‘More Tolerant’ of Hand Sanitizers, Study Finds
Health & Science
- In a Land of Thundering Reindeer, Suicide Stalks the Indigenous Sami, STAT News
- Solving the Suicide Crisis in the Arctic Circle, Pacific Standard
- HIV Rates Are Rising Across the American South in States That Didn’t Expand Medicaid, Pacific Standard
- Interest in Home Births Is Spiking as Coronavirus Complicates Labor Plans, VICE
- Mental Health Care Is Becoming Accessible in Nepal, Outside
- Kathy Pico Is Just Getting Started, Outside
- The Surprisingly Simple Way To Save Babies’ Lives, BRIGHT
- He’s Starting School at Home, But I’m Just Happy He’s Here, Catapult
- I Thought Figure Skating Wasn’t for a Girl Like Me, Catapult
- Becoming the Person You Are: Meaghan O’Connell Writes Motherhood, The Millions
- “We’re Not Going to Change the Laws Until We Tell the Stories of the Silenced,” Catapult
- Facing the Beast: On Anxiety and Sisterhood, The Toast
- Nepal’s Earthquake Still Causes Me Tremors, USA Today
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Anguish in Arctic Scandinavia
Herding reindeer is part of a traditional way of life for an indigenous Arctic people known as the Sami. Their ancestral land — stretching across parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia — is where many still live by the rhythms of centuries-old traditions.
But a mental health crisis is taking root among the Sami. It’s a complicated equation, but climate change is playing a role. I reported from Arctic Scandinavia on this mental health landscape for the GroundTruth Project podcast.