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Protected areas and wilderness

Wilderness areas in the Arctic, representing vast expanses of tundra and taiga that sees very little human disturbance and stress have been determined by an analysis prepared by the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre in 2001. Overlaid with protected areas, this graphic highlights the areas that are currently not under International protection, and thus should be made a priority for conservation.

Year: 2006

From collection: Arctic conservation collection

Cartographer: Hugo Ahlenius

Tags: Environments Mountain Polar

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