Rebecka Snefuglli Sondell

Rebecka writes stories with a special focus on Arctic environmental issues and climate.

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The Barents region is the exception to an ecological deficit in Europe. But the long-term trend shows a reduction in biocapacity also in the north. 

Arctic communities are among the most vulnerable to climate change. Still, the need for climate change adaptation in the Arctic region is not reflected in the COP21 pledges.

There is a clear need for transboundary conservation in the Barents Region, a new report concludes.

Increase in methane emissions in the Arctic tundra is correlated to melting sea ice, a new study shows. 

The development of regional climate change strategies in the Russian member territories of the Barents Cooperation show little progress despite the centrality given to the issues during the Finnish chairmanship.