Arctic desert

WWF Abstract

Imagine standing on some of the northern-most reaches of land in the world. During most of the year your feet would most likely be resting on ice and snow, and if you turned around in a circle, ice and snow are probably all that you would see. But this land is not lifeless. The Arctic Desert ecoregion is home to several hardy species of birds and mammals.
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Countries:Norway, Russia
Area:39,871,998 acres (16,135,625 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive

Protected Areas

North-east Svalbard Nature Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER