Climate change affects Swedish reindeer herding and increases tularemia

(Umea University) In northern Sweden, data from certain weather stations have shown that the snow season has been shortened by over two months in the last 30 years, which has huge effects on reindeer herding. Also, the climate sensitive human infection tularemia has tenfolded over the same period and is much more common now than before. This according to studies at Umeå University in Sweden.