Name: Ari Laakso

Title: Science Communicator

Motto: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein

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My story

“When I was younger my dream was to follow my family tradition and become a hunter and fisherman in the tundra. I followed my dreams and combined science with family tradition. I started to study subsistence livelihoods in the north.”

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Science Centre

”Through my work as an Arctic science communicator, I am privileged to be able to work with a wide variety of different people and scientific topics."

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My places

”It is better to travel than to stay put.” The strange thing is that I am always arriving in the same places. It seems that my world is a constant travel between the places I love. My work takes me to new places that I learn to like, such as Island of Crete and Murmansk.”

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