Photo Library >> Arctic Biodiversity

Collection: Arctic Biodiversity

Arctic Biodiversity
Arctic Biodiversity
In 2008 the United Nations Environment Program expressed extreme concern for the implications of climate change on the Arctic regions. A warming Arctic climate is projected to cause various consequences such as melting sea ice and a rising and warming sea level, which in turn has a significant effect on the natural ecosystem.
  • Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus), Raudfjorden, Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Svalbard
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Svalbard
  • Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Svalbard
  • Russian border tower 1984 at the Pasvik River, which was turned into a bird observation tower
  • View on the Pasvik River from the bird observation tower (former Russian border tower)
  • Inauguration of bird observation tower (former Russian border tower) in the Pasvik valley 1995
  • Tundra low land near Alkornet, Svalbard
  • Svalbard Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) at Plateau mountain near Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • The last musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) in Svalbard, seen in Bjørndalen 1982
  • Shrubs in autumn colors, Southern Iceland
  • Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) at breeding site near Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Habitat for Dwarf Fireweed (Chamerion latifolium), Yukon, Canada
  • Bever habitat near Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
  • Open landscape shaped by beavers, near Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
  • Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes), Yukon, Canada
  • Lesser Golden Plover (American Golden Plover, Pluvialis dominica), Sirmilik National Park, Bylot Island, Canada
  • Lesser Golden Plover (American Golden Plover, Pluvialis dominica), Sirmilik National Park, Bylot Island, Canada
  • Pair of Long-tailed Ducks or Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis), Bylot Island, Canada
  • Pair of Long-tailed Ducks or Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis), Bylot Island, Canada
  • Lapland Bunting or Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus),  Pond Inlet, Canada
  • Short-billed Dowitcher (imnodromus griseus), Copper River Delta, Alaska
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 | Next