Notice. Good environmental cooperation between Russia and Norway is important for taking care of the environment and managing the resources in the north. Due to Russia's war of attacks on Ukraine, government cooperation between the Norway and Russia has been reduced to a minimum and bilateral environmental cooperation has been put on hold until further notice. Hence, update of the Barentsportal concerning the environmental status for the Barents Sea has been put on hold.

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Animation showing the arctic sea ice extent in september from 1979 to 2020

Animation showing the Arctic sea ice extent in march from 1979 to 2020.

King crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) observed outside in Finnmark, Berlevåg on the MAREANO-cruises in april 2014.

Mapping the stock of king krab in southern Barents Sea. University of Tromsø