More Europe & Arctic Featured Videos
Zukunft der Schäferei (The future of shepherding)
The German Schäfermeister (Master Shepherd) Knut Kucznik sees a future for himself and his colleagues – shepherds and sheep and sheepdogs –with the “greening” of Europe. Credit: Knut Kucznik
Stories from the landscape: cattle drove
In Clare County, Ireland, the Burren Beo livestock-keepers practise transhumance as “winterage”, an old tradition of grazing the highlands in winter, in contrast to moving herds to mountain pastures in summer in the European Alps. Credit: Paul Murphy
Keepers of the land: reindeer herding, biodiversity and knowledge in the Arctic
This film shows the links between reindeer herders, traditional knowledge and biodiversity conservation in northernmost Europe. Credit: Philip Burgess, International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICRH)
Shepherds provide agricultural and ecological benefits to society, but growing bureaucracy and lack of economic recognition for these services threaten shepherds’ existence. Credit: Peter Schanz
Trailer of a film on the shepherds' long march through Europe to raise awareness about the importance of extensive sheep herding for agriculture, environment and society in western Europe. (German) Credit: Peter Schanz.
The Reindeer are Coming (IPCC trailer)
International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry film about impacts on reindeer herders from climate change including changes in ice, seasons, fires, flooding as well as increases in human activity.
Extensive livestock farming: an opportunity to tackle climate change
This video animation by Marta Guadalupe Rivera Ferre gives a social perspective on strategies to adapt to climate change in Spanish pastoralism, showing principles that are applicable worldwide.
Arctic Food Congress
Arctic Indigenous Peoples Food Congress, Guovdageaidnu, Norway, 9-13 March 2020.
"Transhumance: walking and sowing for a sustainable future" (English subtitles)
Transhumance Festivals held in Madrid for the past 27 years are celebrated in this short documentary.