Regulating fishing practices in the Artic
Overall, the Arctic has lost about
of its sea ice cover since 1980. Many scientists believe that the Arctic could be entirely ice-free in summer by the middle of this century – if not sooner.
The photos throughout the Environment Programme section of the report are of the natural flora and fauna in Belize, Alaska and Canada, and of the Arctic region’s indigenous people, who have made this land their home for millennia. Changing climatic conditions in recent times are now threatening their food security and way of life.
© Anne Henshaw / Oak Foundation
Source: Oak Foundation Annual Report
Year of publication: 2014