Södra Karatj Råvvåive. Foto: Mose Agestam.

Massive support for protecting Karatj-Råvvåive

Six environmental organizations and more than 11,000 people demand that the entire montane old-growth forest of Karatj-Råvvåive is protected as a nature reserve. Four thousand hectares of the area is still unprotected, and parts of the old-growth forest may be felled. The Karatj-Råvvåive forest covers a hundred square kilometers and lies in the Jokkmokk municipality