Guide to Arctic Policy and Assessments

Title (max 80 characters)Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Selected indicators of Change
Blurb (max 320 characters)Unique Arctic habitats for flora and fauna, including sea ice, tundra, lakes, and peatlands have been disappearing over recent decades, and some characteristic Arctic species have shown a decline.

Changes in Arctic Biodiversity have global repercussions and are further creating challenges for people living in the Arctic.

The above statements are examples of the key findings describing changes in Arctic biodiversity that is presented in ‘The Arctic Biodiversity Trends – 2010: Selected Indicators of Change’, a report synthesizing scientific findings on the status and trends for selected biodiversity in the Arctic issued by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group under the Arctic Council. 

Document type:Web page
Year Published:2010
Published by:Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)


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