Transboundary Protected Areas in North Scandinavia and Russia
Identifies the transboundary protected areas of the Nordic region. Also contains information on other protected areas and proposed protected areas of the region. Part of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), Habitat Conservation Report No. 2.
13 Feb 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordic countries, Arctic indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around the Arctic. The indigenous proportion of each polar region varies significantly- from 88% of the regional population in Nunavut Territory in Canada (the Inuit), to 2.5% in the North of Scandanavia and the Kola Peninsulathat (the Saam...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal