The Arctic environment of thas for centuries provided northerners with the necessities of life, and later drew interest from outside the region from those who sought to exploit its tremendous resources. This theme highlights how human societies interact with the northern environment to develop and
exploit natural resources for both subsistence and industrial
activities. This also includes the physical, communications, and technical
infrastructure that supports these activities.
Wild reindeer and caribou (rangifer) herds
onitoring & A
ssessmentNetwork (CARMA) has developed herd maps of wild rangifer herds across the circumpolar region. This map layer shows the general boundaries of the major herds.
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