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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Arctic, AMAP and CAFF area
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Identifying and defining the Arctic is not necessarily obvious, as this map illustrates. The Arctic Council working groups on conservation and pollution operate with slightly different definitions due to both practical and political reasons.