Sled canine are making Svalbard greener with their poo

Canine sledding is a well-liked exercise for vacationers on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago

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Canines that pull sleds for vacationers in Svalbard are serving to to make the Arctic archipelago greener by fertilising the bottom with their droppings.

In recent times, canine sledding has develop into a preferred vacationer attraction in Svalbard – a cluster of islands that sits roughly midway between the north coast of Norway and the North Pole – and this has led to a growth in its canine inhabitants.

“After I began visiting there 10 years in the past, there have been just a few canine yards, …

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