Monitoring Climate Change in the Arctic

Posted by Jeremy Schewe on Aug 1, 2019 11:07:00 AM

I have just returned with my team from conducting wetlands monitoring in the field in Scandinavia. Since 2005, I have been part of a team of scientists and citizens monitoring changes in population demographics of vascular species in Lapland. Lapland is the home of the Sámi people, the indigenous reindeer herders of northern Scandinavia and Russia in the Arctic Circle, and is also considered to be the cleanest environment on Earth. Our monitoring project has been based in Rovaniemi, Finland, and spans into Norway and Sweden.

 

"Intent reveals desire; action reveals commitment."
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Steve Maraboli

 

 

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Topics: wetlands, climate, monitoring, Arctic, Europe, change, species, keystone, dieback, blanket bogs, fens, resilience, Lapland, conservation