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Temperatures in the Arctic have risen at twice the rate compared to other parts of the world, resulting in a multitude of environmental changes that affect the health and wellbeing of millions of humans and animals that call the Arctic home. To mitigate these risks, one needs to look at the ecosystem as a whole – for a healthy environment, healthy humans and healthy animals.

Lead Working Groups
SDWG
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Canada
Finland
The United States
Start
2015
End
Ongoing
Status
Completed