ABDS Metadata portal

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Arctic OBIS Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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Arctic GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Data upload Contribute data to the ABDS

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Headline indicator data



Protected Areas

MPA's Modelling Arctic Oceanographic Connectivity


Land Cover Change

ASTI Arctic Species Trend Index

Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) data


Pan-Arctic Passive Acoustic Monitoring

CBMP marine monitoring


CBMP freshwater monitoring

CBMP Background

CBMP terrestrial monitoring

CBMP Terrestrial



All boundaries

CAFF Border

High, low and sub-Arctic boundaries

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA)

Find records by country

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Sensitive and protected areas data


Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment AMSA 2C

Protected Areas

Ecologically and Biologically Sensitive Areas (EBSAs)


RT @ArcticCouncil: The Lesser White-fronted Goose breeds in #Arctic #tundra. Three subpopulations are recognized: Fennoscandian, Western Ma…
RT @ArcticCouncil: Critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpipers are born only in far east #Arctic #Russia and migrate to SE Asia via the #…
RT @ArcticCouncil: Red Knots are shorebirds that breed in #Arctic tundra and winter in coasts across South America, Africa and Australasia.…
RT @ArcticCouncil: Great Knots are stocky #shorebirds that breed in the northeast Siberian tundra and winter in Asia. @CAFFSecretariat seek…
RT @ArcticCouncil: Dunlins are small waders that breed in wet tundra in the #Arctic. Many populations are decreasing, and they are a priori…
RT @ArcticCouncil: Curlew Sandpipers are long-distance migratory #shorebirds with declining populations. @CAFFSecretariat is working with p…

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