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