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Perspective: What is the Arctic and who are Arctic waders?

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Pages
169 – 171

Published
15 January 18

Authors
Hans Meltofte

DOI
10.18194/ws.00085

Correspondence
Hans Meltofte

Senior adviser emeritus, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark

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The Arctic is the breeding area for many of the waders that populate temperate and tropical wetlands during the non-breeding season. But even in the scientific literature there is much confusion as to what the Arctic actually covers. Hans Meltofte shines his light on it in this issue’s Perspective.