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Why dying is forbidden in the Arctic
It is forbidden to die in the Arctic town of Longyearbyen.

Should you have the misfortune to fall gravely ill, you can expect to be despatched by aeroplane or ship to another part of Norway to end your days.
arctic  culture  death 
july 2008 by andrewducker
The battle for natural resources in the Arctic
The mayor will tell you he thinks the moral fibre of the place is in decline, because these days, when the temperature falls below -40C, the children get to stay home from school. "If you ask me, we've gone soft."
geography  arctic  ecology 
april 2008 by andrewducker

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