The average population of Arctic species increased by 16% between 1970 and 2004
however, this is not consistent across biomes, regions, and taxa. (Source: ASTI 2010)
High Arctic species populations have decreased by an average of 26% between 1970 and 2004.
Of the 21 Northern languages that have gone extinct, 48% of those have disappeared since 1990.
This indicates an increasing rate of language extinction. (Source: ABA 2013)
More than 50% of the world's wetlands are in the Arctic and sub-Arctic
Wetlands are important for carbon storage and water cycling. (Source: ABA 2013)
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