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Tromso – Your Next Favorite Winter Destination, Norway Tromso drops into a subarctic climate zone, which experiences cold winters and short mild summers. The Polar Night takes over from 21 November to 21 January. Aurora is visible from August to late April.

from CBC News

Endangered mainland moose found cut up; search on for poachers

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MOUNT EMEI, China: is the tallest of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains. It is located in Sichuan Province. Mount Emei is also the location of the first Buddhist temple built in China, in the 1st century, & is traditionally regarded as the bodhimaṇḍa, or place of enlightenment, of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra. Here the fixed plans of Buddhist monasteries of earlier periods were modified or ignored in order to make full use of the natural scenery. Mount Emei has an alpine subarctic climate.


Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), or caribou in North America, a deer found in the Arctic and Subarctic. Both sexes of reindeer grow antlers. Reindeer are thought to be the only mammals that can see ultraviolet light. (Note that the plural of reindeer is also reindeer.)

from Lavender and Lovage

Fresh from the Oven March Challenge - Traditional Buttery French Croissants for Lazy Bistro Breakfasts

Cloudberries: Rubus chamaemorus is a rhizomatous herb native to alpine and arctic tundra and boreal forest, producing amber-colored edible fruit similar to the raspberry or blackberry

from Airows

Surfing In A Subarctic Climate Has Never Looked So Beautiful

Surfing In A Subarctic Climate Has Never Looked So Beautiful. Must-watch video.


Holtasóley (Dryas octopetala) in white. Known as the flower of Iceland and grows in subarctic climates.