News tagged with reindeer

Mining threatens Sami reindeer herding in Sweden

As winter approaches, the Samis of northern Sweden move thousands of reindeer down from the snow-covered mountains for lowland grazing. They have done so for centuries, but they wonder how much longer they ...

Dec 24, 2013
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Video: Rudolph's glowing nose

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose, goes the holiday classic. And now, a Lund University research team in Sweden has captured the phenomenon with a thermographic camera.

Dec 17, 2013
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Mystery of reindeer's changing eye colour

Nobody has ever come up with a definitive explanation for Rudolph's fabled red nose, but visitors to Kingston University's latest Café Scientifique session have had the chance to hear all about the curious ...

Dec 11, 2013
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