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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.
  • Watching Brünnichs's Guillemots (Uria lomvia) at Alkefjelet, Svalbard
  • Immature Brünnichs's Guillemot (Uria lomvia), Alkefjelet, Svalbard
  • Common Eider ducks (Somateria mollissima) Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Brünnichs's Guillemots (Uria lomvia) at Alkefjelet, Svalbard
  • Tufted Saxifrage (Saxifraga cespitosa), Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard
  • View from Prins Karls Forland national park to Daudmannsøyra, Scalbard
  • Whale bone from former whaling times, Prins Karls Forland nationalpark, Svalbard
  • Plastic litter among Tufted Saxifrage (Saxifraga cespitosa) on the shore of Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard
  • Old planks slowly covered by Arctic tundra vegetation, Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard.
  • Oysterplant (Mertensia maritima), Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard
  • Haul out of walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) males, Prins Karls Forland national park, Svalbard
  • Autumn colours (Cassiope tetragona) in the tundra of Todalen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • Autumn colours (Mountain sorrel; Oxyria digyna) in the tundra of Todalen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • Autumn colours (Mountain avens; Dryas octopetala) in the tundra of Todalen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • Autumn colours in the tundra of Todalen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • Svalbard rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta hyperborea) in autumn plumage, Todalen, Svalbard
  • Svalbard rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta hyperborea) in autumn plumage, Todalen, Svalbard
  • Svalbard rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta hyperborea) in autumn plumage, Todalen, Svalbard
  • Polar bear siblings on pack ice North of Svalbard
  • Polar bear siblings on pack ice North of Svalbard
  • Polar bear siblings on pack ice North of Svalbard
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