Environment and Natural Resources

Executive Summary – The Arctic: Environmental Issues

Reading Time: < 1 minute Disponible en français. Climate change, changes in biological diversity, and the accumulation of toxic substances are three main interrelated issues affecting the rapidly shifting Arctic environment. While these issues, with climate change as a dominant driver, are largely the result of human activities in distant southern regions, they have serious cultural, socio‑economic and health impacts on residents… Read More ›