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World Protected Areas Database, UNEP-WCMC (2005)
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Protected areas in the Arctic
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Protected areas of the Arctic as recognized by the IUCN in the World Protected Areas Database at UNEP-WCMC, 2005. Some areas, like the Dehcho territory in Canada have been placed under interim protection. Information from Russia may be incomplete. Note the lack of marine protected areas, despite their ecological significance and importance to indigenous peoples.