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Infographic: Declining reindeer numbers

  • Published at 09:39 am December 13th, 2018

The population of wild reindeer in the Arctic has crashed by more than half, according to a new report released at the American Geophysical Research Union meeting in Washington DC. The report into the effects of climate change in the Arctic revealed that the population of caribou (the name given to reindeer in North America) has fallen from 4.7 million to around 2.1 million animals in the last two decades