Nature Protection

Working Group on Environment

Subgroup on Nature Protection

The Barents Region is a continuous geographical area where species cross national borders, as well as transboundary protected areas. To develop the network of protected areas in the Barents Region is a prioritized task in this connection.

Working programme 2014-2015 English | Russian   

Activity report 2012-2013 

Subgroup on Nature Protection document archive  


Events and projects

The Barents Protected Areas Network (BPAN) 

Habitat Contact Forum



Internship at the International Barents Secretariat

The International Barents Secretariat in Kirkenes, Norway, now welcomes internship applications for spring 2017. Application deadline is 25 November. Interested?

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During two missions, in 2007 and 2012, Swedish journalist Tom Juslin traveled through the Nordic countries to find out how climate change affects people, animals and nature - "Climate Journey" opens the planned series of exhibitions in in Kirkenes

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