Arctic Portal Quick Facts

Introducing new and exciting content on the Arctic Portal - Quick Facts!

Quick Facts is a valuable resource to learn quickly, yet extensively, about different things of significance in the Arctic. The Quick Facts are categorized into the following main sections: the Arctic, Animals & Plants, Economy & Resources, Environment & Science, Governance & Policies, and People & Culture.

Presented in an engaging slide format, Quick Facts provides an immersive educational experience, offering a rich blend of insightful text, captivating maps, and vibrant imagery.

Let's take a peek at a few examples: In the Animals & Plants section, explore fascinating creatures such as the Arctic Fox, Woolly Mammoth, Polar Bear, Great Auk and Narwhal. Delve into the rich tapestry of Icelandic folklore with Yule lads and the resilient indigenous people of the north in the People & Culture section. Learn about environmental phenomena such as permafrost and coastal erosion in the Environment & Science category and discover fundamental concepts such as the definition of the Arctic in the dedicated The Arctic section.

Further, expand your knowledge by exploring topics of the highest current relevance such as what is NATO, who are the Nordic countries, what is the Arctic Council, where and what are the Diomede Islands in the Governance & Policies section.

With Quick Facts, embark on an enlightening journey through the Arctic's captivating landscapes, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage.

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