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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.
Tourists photographing thick-billed guillemots, Alkefjelet, Svalbard
Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus, Kongsfjord, Svalbard
Arctic Skua, Stercorarius parasiticus, Alkhornet, Svalbard
Arctic Skua, Stercorarius parasiticus, Alkhornet, Svalbard
Rich Arctic tundra vegetation at Alkhornet, Icefjord, Svalbard
Arctic Poppy, (Papaver radicatum) Varanger peninsular, Northern Norway
Mountain Avens, (dryas octopetala) on dry arctic limestone ground, Svalbard
High Arctic  landscape on Svalbard with Mountain Avens (dryas octopetala)
Mountain Avens (Dryas octopetala), Svalbard
Tourist and reindeer, Svalbard
Arctic tern, Sterna paradisea
Swedish cornel (Cornus suecica,) Bø, Vesterålen, Norway
Polar bear and glaucous gull, Svalbard
Polar bears, Svalbard
Polar bear, Svalbard
Male and female Polar bear feeding on a seal, pack ice North of Svalbard
Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) swimming, in between pack ice North of Svalbard
Dark-bellied brent geese (branta b. bernicla,) Langeness, Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park
Migrating Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica,) German Wadden Sea
Brent geese (Branta b. bernicla,) Langeness,  Nationalpark Schleswig-Holsten Wadden Sea
Polar bear diving after whale cadaver, Svalbard
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