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Vaygach Island Ecosystems Dynamics Due to Climate Change and Anthropogenic Pressures. Pp. 5–13.

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Section: Geosciences

UDC

574.42

Authors

Byzova Natalya Mikhailovna, Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Stishov Mikhail Sergeevich, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Sutkaytis Oleg Kestutovich, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Lipka Oksana Nikolaevna, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Kokorin Aleksey Olegovich, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Nikiforov Viktor Vladimirovich, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Postnova Agata Ilyinichna, World Wildlife Fund (Moscow, Russia)

Uvarov Sergey Aleksandrovich, Postgraduate Student, Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Abstract

The paper focuses on the key natural and human factors affecting the ecosystems of Vaygach Island. The present dynamics of natural objects was characterized; the expected effects of climate change were evaluated.

Keywords

Vaygach Island, climate change, landscape, human impact, sustainability and vulnerability of natural objects, ecosystems dynamics, rare flora and fauna species.

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