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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 in silence breath-taking Arctic scenery, Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Moss campion (Silene acaulis), Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Purple Saxifrage (Saxifraga oppositifolia), Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Draba alpina, Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Draba alpina, Woodfjord, Svalbard
  • Mountain avens (Dryas octopetala) at Woodfjorden, Svalbard
  • Woolly lousewort (Pedicularis dasyantha), Woodfjorden, Svalbard
  • Mountain avens (Dryas octopetala) at Woodfjorden, Svalbard
  • Seligerbreen (left), Liefdefjorden, Svalbard
  • Monacobreen and Seligerbreen, Liefdefjorden, Svalbard
  • Watching Brünnichs's Guillemots (Uria lomvia) at Alkefjelet, Svalbard
  • Brünnichs's Guillemots (Uria lomvia) at Alkefjelet, Svalbard
  • 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.
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