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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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)


Effective management of #Arctic #wetlands, including #conservation and #restoration efforts, holds enormous potenti… https://t.co/qr06wRpjui
More than half of all #Arctic breeding #wader species are declining. 88% declining in the East Asian-Australasian F… https://t.co/6M5aEv2GVY
Half the world’s #wetlands are in the #Arctic. They make up as much as 60% of Arctic #ecosystems. Although most cur… https://t.co/5UlD5zHelI
Of 88 #Arctic bird species, 20% experienced declines in population, and over half had at least one population in de… https://t.co/0gor1V6hl1
Some decomposer arthropods showed overall increases in abundance but declines in diversity in some habitats in Gree… https://t.co/Dwjnm2286C

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