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Arctic OBIS Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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Arctic GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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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)

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Sensitive and protected areas data


Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment AMSA 2C

Protected Areas

Ecologically and Biologically Sensitive Areas (EBSAs)


RT @NIST: Seabird eggs reflect their exposure to contaminants in the environment. To track these contaminants over time, Stacy Schuur and h…
Buffies travel 18,000 miles along the Midcontinent flyway, connecting the Arctic and South America, follow its trav… https://t.co/mAF3WDN8ks
Read the children's storybook about the Spoon-billed Sandpiper, published by The @niekorea. Join Spoonies as they t… https://t.co/gTDoFjil7f
RT @JFLinnebjerg: If you are curious about what our #seabird field site looks like in #Greenland and what we do, then watch this (it’s in D…
RT @EPPR_Arctic: EPPR & @CAFFSecretariat organized, under the @GwichinCouncil leadership, a two-day event Arctic Wildland Fire Sharing Circ…
Want to learn about the perils Whimbrels face during their migration from the Arctic to South America? Visit the Ta… https://t.co/j38GpnMw3H

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