Arctic Flora and Fauna: Status and Conservation
Edita, 2001 - Arctic regions - 272 pages
The purpose of this report is "to summarize ... the information required to assess the state of the Arctic's natural environment today ... ; to provide a useful reference to a wide audience of policy makers, Arctic residents, researchers, and others active in the conservation of Arctic flora and fauna; to point the way to improving our collective understanding and facilitating the international cooperative action required to conserve the Arctic's natural environment."--P. 11.
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