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Arctic GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Headline indicator data



Protected Areas

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



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CAFF Border

High, low and sub-Arctic boundaries

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA)

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Sensitive and protected areas data


Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment AMSA 2C

Protected Areas

Ecologically and Biologically Sensitive Areas (EBSAs)


RT @GlobalFlyway: Wonderful summary in the Dutch ornithological journal @NOU_Limosa of the lessons learned from red #knot Paula, the shoreb…
RT @ArcticCouncil: ❗️Calling all active #Arctic inhabitants and enthusiasts 🏃‍♀️ We're launching a new initiative, #ArcticCouncilActive, w…
RT @numenini: This Plastic Seabird was created by Tessa Sutherland to highlight the problem of plastic ingestion by seabirds. Luckily @CAF
We are thrilled to have ‘Ana, Nuiana, Daria and Sanna on a CAFF Youth Advisory Team to help guide and inform the de… https://t.co/djHMqxGimr
RT @FACETSJournal: "Though many #Arctic countries have marine plastic policies in place, few directly address plastic ingestion monitoring…
RT @tjarby: Another great session! NPD58 - Advancing International Collaboration for the Arctic Environment, Climate and People. @jenni_pro

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