Lessons From Norway for Surviving a Pandemic Winter
Winter takeaways from Tromsø
There’s a lot of worry about what the winter will be like during the pandemic. If it’s cold and dark will it be harder to socialize outdoors? As Ardsheer Ali writes in Elemental, The Norwegian island of Tromsø lies at a latitude of 69.64°N, 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle and from mid-November to mid-January, the city rarely sees the sun.
However, citizens of Tromsø tend not to show signs of wintry woes. Studies in the BMC Psychiatry journal show that there were no…