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    • The State of Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1994 

      CAFF (1994)
      This report is divided into three main parts. Part one provides information on the various types of habitat classification in the Arctic countries and an overview of the Protected Areas System in each of the countries. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • CBMP Coordination Meeting: Akureyri, Iceland: April 11-12, 2002 

      CAFF (2002)
      A meeting to discuss the implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP, intended to detect changes in the natural environment, provide an early warning system, contribute to development and ...
    • CBMP Coordination Meeting: Akureyri, Iceland: April 11-12, 2002, Technical Report 

      Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2002)
      A meeting to discuss the implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Montioring Program (CBMP, intended to detect changes in the natural environment, provide an early warning system, contribute to development and ...
    • Protected Areas of the Arctic: Conserving a Full Range of Values 

      Pagnan, Jeanne (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2002)
      A report discussing the multitude of values found in Arctic protected areas. It presents case studies that demonstrate how protected areas conserve such values. The case studies also show that protected areas in the Arctic ...
    • 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.
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: Shorebirds 

      Commitee for Holarctic Shorebird Monitoring (CHASM) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2003)
      A document to describe the goals and preliminary recommendations for the Committee for Holarctic Shorebird Monitoring (CHASM), an expert working group of the Circumpolra Biodiversity Montiroing Program (CBMP.) The Committee ...
    • A Strategy for Coordination of Monitoring Activities Between CAFF and AMAP 

      CAFF; AMAP (2004)
      A document designed to coordinate monitoring activities of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP), as both working groups of the Arctic Council have vested ...
    • Data Management and Communication for the CBMP: Cooperation Strategy between CAFF and the UNEP-WCMC 

      CAFF; Zöckler, Christoph; Harrison, Jerry (2004)
      This discussion paper outlines ideas for bringing all efforts at monitoring biodiversity in the Arctic together, allowing for better coordination in implementing the programmes, and for more coordinated analysis of the ...
    • Expert Network Monitoring Plan: Rangifers 

      CAFF (2004)
      A background document for the development of a network to monitor Rangifer populations and the human interactions with this important resource.
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) 

      CAFF (2004)
      A description of the goals, achievements, and activities of the International Tundra Experiment and how it could participate in the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP).
    • Global Flyway Scale Monitoring and Conservation Programs for Migratory Waterbirds of the Arctic 

      Hagemeijer, Ward; Lee Long, Warren; Mundkur, Taej (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2004)
      Highlights potential cooperative actions between CAFF and Wetlands international with a focus on inclusion of Wetland International's global and flyway initiatives in the Circumpolar Biodiversity monitoring Program (CBMP).
    • Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Framework Document 

      Petersen, Aevar; Zöckler, Christoph; Gunnarsdóttir, María Victoria (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2004)
      Discusses the history, purpose, approach perspectives, development and action plan for the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP).
    • Conservation Value of Sacred Sites of Indigenous People of the Arctic: A Case Study in Northern Russia 

      Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2004)
      Working with Indigenous communities, organizations and researchers in the Yamal and Koryak Autonomous Okrugs to address conservation and cultural heritage on a large scale.
    • Community-based Monitoring Discussion paper 

      Retter, Gunn-Berit; Gofman, Victoria; Fleener, Craig; Peskov, Vladislav; Torikka-Gelencsér, Ritva (Fleener, C., Gofman, V., Peskov, V., Retter, G-B., Torikka-Gelencsér, R., 2004. Community-based Monitoring – a discussion paper. Supporting publication to the CAFF Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program – Framework Document. CAFF CBMP Report No. 9, CAFF International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland, 21 pp., 2004)
      A discussion for the development of a community-based monitoring component to the CBMP and examination of monitoring programs under development by the Permanent Participants of the Arctic Council.
    • Expert Network Monitoring Plan: World Reindeer Husbandry 

      CAFF (2006)
      A paper describing the history, practices, scale and scope of reindeer husbandry in the Arctic and the major groups and networks associated with the topic.
    • Expert Monitoring Network Plan: Human-Wild Rangifer Systems 

      CAFF (2006)
      Under the CBMP, there are several species monitoring networks. CAFF proposed that one of the networks monitor Rangifer populations and the human interactions with this important resource. After a number of small, preliminary ...