The Arctic is home to approximately 4 million people, with the share of indigenous and non-indigenous populations varying widely between the Arctic states.
Herders from both the East and the West Taiga are concerned about the environmental changes that are taking place in their homeland.
Recent studies focus attention on the radically changed flood patterns, including heavy rainfall that leads to landslides and soil erosion.
Access to agricultural land and income from crops in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Historically, societies in the Hindu Kush Himalayas have been very adept at using the inherent flexibility of mountain food systems. This capacity will be much needed as climate change makes its mark.
Short-lived climate pollutants are impacting the climate system and the quality of our air.
These figures map the contribution that each type of space system (communications, weather and climate, navigation, earth observation, surveillance, and science) can make to each policy area (safety, environment, sustainable economic development, sovereignty, and indigenous and social development).