Reindeer herders are facing lost pastures and land fragmentation caused by industrial development and other land-use changes.
The above statements are examples on the key findings describing changes in Arctic biodiversity that is presented in ‘The Arctic Biodiversity Trends – 2010: Selected Indicators of Change’, a new report recently launched 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.
This report was recently launched at the Arctic Council Deputy Ministers’ meeting in Copenhagen on May 27. GRID-Arendal contributed to the report through editing, graphic design and the production of all cartographics.
Author: CAFF International Secretariat
Year of publication: 2010
Publisher: CAFF International Secretariat