Herbivores share less than 2 % of vegetated Svalbard tundra
25. April 2024 A new study from COAT uncovers suitability of habitats for the three key herbivorous species in the Norwegian high Arctic Island group Svalbard: the Svalbard reindeer, the Svalbard rock ptarmigan, and pink-footed goose. Only a small fraction of the vegetated tundra was suitable for these species combined. Management and conservation of Svalbard tundra needs therefore to consider...

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