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Arctic tomb preserves oldest known Inuit dress

GREENLAND: The oldest examples of clothing from the Arctic were discovered by hunters in a 500 year-old grave in north west Greenland and are now on display in the Greenland National Museum.

Researchers help give Greenland’s homeless a voice

GREENLAND: No one knows exactly how many people are living rough in Greenland, say researchers who are now making it a priority to find out.

Jutland: Why World War I's only sea battle was so crucial to Britain's victory

OPINION: Modern understanding of World War I is dominated by the immense human cost of the war on land with its trenches, artillery, and machine guns--but the war was won by sea power.

Replica Viking ship will recreate Norse voyages in Greenland

GREENLAND: Eight volunteers will set sail in June to recreate the original Norse adventure along the west coast of Greenland. During the voyage, archaeologists hope to learn more about the Greenlandic Norse culture.

Finding answers on a pilgrims’ trail

Pilgrims who follow a popular route in northwest Spain are often searching for something. Many find the same answers.

Greenland is divided over uranium mining

GREENLAND: The question of mining activities has divided Greenlanders into two camps, and the desire for a referendum on the subject is increasing, say researchers.

Inuit reclaim cultural heritage in new digital atlas

GREENLAND: The legendary fifth expedition of Thule by the Polar explorer, Knud Rasmussen, is now digitised in an interactive online atlas.

Norwegian girls left religious culture for the freedom of New York

Women from southern Norway who immigrated to the United States after World War II swapped the religious culture they came from for modern clothes, high heels, makeup and dance.

How disasters can lead to personal growth

Follow-up support can make the difference between post-traumatic growth and post-traumatic stress. Recognition from work colleagues is all-important for what happens afterwards.

Pupils don’t know what is expected of them

Ninth-graders are terribly worried about having their school performance assessed. But according to a recent doctoral thesis, the kids don’t understand how evaluations are made and what they could possibly do to improve their standings.

Greenland lags Alaska and Canada in involving locals in climate science

GREENLAND: There is still a long way to go before the indigenous people of Greenland benefit from environmental research in this vast island nation.

What secrets are hiding in these runes?

A Swedish researcher offers a new interpretation of the runes on the spectacular Rök runestone. “The stone is one of our biggest enigmas,” says a Norwegian runologist.

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