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Santa's helpers under threat

Threatened by the building of dams, mountain cabins and hydroelectric schemes Europe's last remaining reindeer population is in peril. So writes the New Scientist after a scientific article written by UNEP/GRID-Arendal and the World Conservation Monitoring Center published in Biological Conservation this month. Other international media have also covered the findings in the scientific article.


-> For reading the New Scientist article go to:

-> Progressive impact of piecemeal infrastructure development on wild reindeer - Article by Nelleman et al in: Biological Conservation 113 (2003) (PDF)

-> Website UNEP GRID-Arendal