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Trends in Antarctic tourism
Antarctic annual sea-ice extent is projected to decrease by 25 per cent by 2100, and this will bring easier access to the Antarctic continent by ship. This is likely to affect not only research, which is a main activity ...
01 Nov 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Area with near-surface permafrost (North of 45°N)
Simulated a) permafrost area and active layer thickness (a) 1980- 1999 and (b) 2080-2099. (c) Observational estimates of permafrost (continuous, discontinuous, sporadic, and isolated). (d) Time series of simulated globa...
01 Oct 2009 - by Laura Margueritte
Russia, 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...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Canada, 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...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, 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...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Greenland, 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 th...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Alaska, 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...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal