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  • International Murre Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), Arctic Environment, 1996)
    Facilitate circumpolar implementation of initiatives to conserve, protect and restore murre populations in the Arctic.
  • Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN) - Strategy and Action Plan 

    Ministry of Protection of the Environment and Natural Resources of the Russian Federation (MINPRIRODI); Royal Norwegian Ministry of the Environment (Directorate for Nature Management (DN), 1996)
    This document will faciliatate the implementation of initiatives under the Circumpolar Portected Areas Network (CPAN) to establish an adequate and well managed network of protected areas that have a high probability of ...
  • Gaps in Habitat Protected in the Circumpolar Arctic: A Preliminary Analysis 

    Lysenko, I. G.; Green, M.J.B.; Luxmoore, R.A.; Carey-Noble, C.L.; Kaitala, S. (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Russian Federation, 1996)
    This report compiles information on proposed protected areas and an analysis of gaps in the network of existing and proposed protected areas using Geographical Information System (GIS) techniques.
  • Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 

    Huberth Hansen, Jan P.; Finn, Katerås; Pisheliev, Vladimir; Lysenko, Igor; Abrahamsen, Frode; Kullerud, Lars; Norris, Stefan (Directorate for Nature Management, N-7005 Trondheim, Norway, 1996)
    This report provides an overview of proposals made by CAFF countries for new and/or enlarged protected areas in the Arctic. Some proposals from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are also mentioned. The report also ...
  • National Principles and Mechanisms for Protected Areas in the Arctic Countries 

    Belikov, Stanislas; Legare, Gregg J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1996-03)
    The paper is a review of the principles, mechanisms and criteria used by CAFF countries to establish protected areas. It is based on responses to the Russian/CAFF Secretariat questionnaire on the subject from seven of ...
  • Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1997-06)
    Drastic decline in eider populations, combined with their circumpolar distribution, increased hunting pressures and cultural significance led CBird to develop a Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan.
  • Human Disturbance at Arctic Seabird Colonies 

    Chardine, John; Mendenhall, Vivian (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1998-01)
    The report analyzes various human activities and the disturbances they may cause in Arctic seabird colonies and makes recommendations to reduce the harm in such activities.
  • Incidental Take of Seabirds in Commercial Fisheries in the Arctic Countries 

    Bakken, Vidar; Falk, Knud (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1998-01)
    This report introduces the topic of incidental take of seabirds in commercial fisheries and describes the fisheries industries, seabird bycatch and impacts in Alaska (U.S.A.), Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway ...
  • Global Overview of the Conservation of Migratory Arctic Breeding Birds Outside the Arctic 

    Scott, David A. (1998-08)
    This report describes the migratory birds of the Arctic, their migration systems, and how they are already protected under international legislation when they leave the Arctic.
  • Strategic Plan for the Conservation of Arctic Biological Diversity 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1998-09)
    A planning document that identifies five priority objectives to give the Cooperative Strategic for the Conservation of Biological Diversity in the Arctic Region (1997) effect.
  • Atlas of Rare Endemic Vascular plants of the Arctic 

    Talbot, Stephen S.; Yurtsev, Boris A.; Murray, David F.; Argus, George W.; Bay, Christian; Elvebakk, Arve (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1999-06)
    The vascular flora of the Arctic ewas surveyed by specialists from eight Arctic countries to 1) identify rare taxa endemic to the region, 2) establish an annotated list of these taxa, and 3) determine the level of protection ...
  • Summary of Legal Instruments and National Frameworks for Arctic Marine Conservation 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2000)
    A summary of international marine conservation instruments and national legislation of the six Arctic coastal states that border on the Arctic Ocean.
  • Gap Analysis in Support of CPAN: The Russian Arctic 

    Lysenko, Igor; Henry, David (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2000)
    The present Gap Analysis for the Russian Arctic was undertaken in response to the CPAN Strategy and Action Plan requirement for countries to identify gaps in protected area coverage of ecosystems and species and to select ...
  • CAFF Workshop on Conservation of Migratory Arctic Birds, Songli, Norway, 10-11 September 2000 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland, 2000)
    The theme of the Workshop was ‘Conservation of Migratory Arctic Birds’. The goal of the workshop was to facilitate improved co-ordination and collaboration among Arctic countries sharing migratory bird species and/or ...
  • CAFF / AMAP Workshop on a Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF); Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (CAFF International Secretariat, Iceland / AMAP Secretariat, Norway., 2000-02)
    This Report provides a summary of the presentations and discussions at the workshop with full presentations attached as appendices.
  • Workshop on Seabird Incidental Catch in the Waters of Arctic Countries - Report and Recommendations 

    Chardine, John W.; Porter, Julie M.; Wohl, Kenton D. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2000-04)
    The workshop goals were to: Exchange the latest information on the problem of seabird incidental catch in waters of Arctic countries, the seabird species and fisheries involved and temporal, spatial, and other patterns ...
  • Arctic Flora and Fauna Status and Trends: Recommendations for Conservation 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2001)
    A series of thematic goals and recommendations arising from Arctic Flora and Fauna: Status and Conservation, the science-based overview of Arctic biodiversity and key conservation issues. Arctic Flora and Fauna: Recommendations ...
  • Arctic Flora and Fauna: Status and Conservation 

    Huntington, Henry P. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2001)
    This is the first truely circumpolar overview of Arctic biodiversity and provides a clear understanding of the importance of the Earth's largest ecoregion and its status in the face of a rapidly changing world.
  • Seabird Harvest Regimes in the Circumpolar Nations 

    Denlinger, Lynn; Wohl, Kenton (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2001)
    This technical report introduces the topic of seabird harvest regimes and describes the seabird harvest regimes and impacts in Alaska (U.S.A.), Canada, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Russia, and provides national ...
  • Values of Arctic Protected Areas: A Summary 

    Pagnan, Jeanne; Legare, Gregg (Published by Parks Canada on behalf of the Conservation of Flora and Fauna Program of the Arctic Council. This publication was made possible by funding assistance from Environment Canada., 2002)
    Descriptions of the natural physical, natural ecological, economic, cultural, subsistence use, educations, landscape, societal, scientific and recreational values of Arctic protected areas.