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  • CAFF Workshop on Conservation of Migratory Arctic Birds, Songli, Norway, 10-11 September 2000 

    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 ...
  • Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative: 북극 철새 이니셔티브 동아시아 - 대양주 (Korean version) 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (CAFF International Secretariat, 2015)
    A one page description of the priority species, actions and activities of the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI): East Asian-Australasian Flyway. (in Korean)
  • Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure: Concept paper. 

    Skedsmo, Martin; Palmér, Owe; Sørensen, Eskild L.; Ursinn, Heli (CAFF International Secretariat, 2011-01)
    As a result many of the existing datasets are distributed throughout many organisations. They are often not integrated or coordinated and it is difficult to find an environment in which these diverse datasets can be combined ...
  • Seabird Information Network (SIN): Concept Paper CAFFs Circumpolar Seabird expert group (CBird). 

    Irons, D.; Svoboda, M.; Gill, M.; Petersen, A. (CAFF International Secretariat, 2011)
    One means to enhance seabird conservation is by viewing the seabird resources in the circumpolar region as a single resource rather than a series of seabird colonies divided by countries. To facilitate this broad-scale ...
  • The Alaska Yukon Region of the Circumboreal Vegetation map (CBVM). 

    Jorgensen, T.; Meidlinger, D. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)., 2015)
    "The circumboreal vegetation mapping (CBVM) project is an international collaboration among vegetation scientists to create a new vegetation map of the boreal region at a 1:7.5 million scale with a common legend and mapping ...
  • The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative. Workplan 2015-2019. 

    Johnston, V.; Syroechkovskiy, E.; Crockford, N.; Lanctot, R.B.; Millington, S.; Clay, R.; Donaldson, G.; Ekker, M.; Gilchrist, G.; Black, A.; Crawford, R. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015-03)
    The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI), administered by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group, is a priority project of the Canadian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. AMBI is designed to ...
  • The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI). Protecting Arctic lifestyles and people through migratory bird conservation 

    Appiott, J.; Aubry, Y.; Baldursson, T.; Barry, T.; Beng, H.C.; Black, A.; Yi, C.Y.; Crockford, N.; Donaldson, G.; Gilbert, G.; Gremillet, D.; Hagemeijer, W.; Janishevski, L.; Johnston, V.; Kaufman, I.; Lanctot, R.; Loonen, M.; Marissink, S.; Millington, S.; Moss-Davies, P.; Smith, P.; Smith, R.; Syroechkovskiy, E.; Thaulow, I. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2014-05)
    This report documents the results and next steps of the first Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) expert workshop that took place in Montreal, Canada on February 9th 2014. The AMBI is a CAFF project that seeks to ...
  • Lessons Learned from ECORA 

    Larsen, Thor S.; Kurvits, Tiina; Kuznetsov, Evgeny (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-05)
    The project aimed to secure the integrity of some of the world’s last remaining pristine areas and support the livelihoods of indigenous and local peoples. The development objective of the project was the conservation and ...
  • International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD): A Foundation for Pan-Arctic biodiversity Studies Concept Paper 

    Walker, D.A.; Raynolds, M.K. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-12)
    An International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD), an essential first step in developing a pan-Arctic ecological information system for use in research, nature conservation, education and policy making. This would be the ...
  • ECORA: Lessons learned 

    Larsen, Thor S.; Kurvits, Tiina; Kuznetsov, Evgeny (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-05)
    The project aimed to secure the integrity of some of the world’s last remaining pristine areas and support the livelihoods of indigenous and local peoples. The development objective of the project was the conservation and ...
  • Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM): Mapping the Green Halo Concept Paper 

    Talbot, Stephen S.; Meades, William J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-10)
    The CBVM is a subgroup of vegetation scientists within the CAFF Flora Group and the International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS) devoted to mapping the vegetation of the boreal region. Currently, vegetation maps ...
  • Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (ASDI): Project Plan 

    Palmér, Owe; Skedsmo, Martin; Guðmundsson, Magnus; Finnbogadóttir, Eyðís; Barry, Tom; Ursin, Heli; Thaulow, Inge; Obinyakov, Vladimir; Nebert, Douglas; O'Brien, Douglas; Weiss Hartmann, Jens Petter (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-05)
    A project plan that outlines the vision, background, purpose and framework for an internationally agreed upon Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (ASDI) that will provide for access to spatially related reliable information ...
  • ECORA: An Integrated Ecosystems Management Approach to Conserve Biodiversity and Minimise Habitat Fragmentation in Three Selected Model Areas in the Russian Arctic 

    Kurvits, Tiina; Kuznetsov, Evgeny; Larsen, Thor S. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2009-04)
    The ECORA project aimed to secure the integrity of some of the world’s last remaining pristine areas and support the livelihoods of indigenous and local peoples. The development objective of the project was the conservation ...
  • Strategy for Facilitating and Developing Community-based Monitoring: Approaches in Arctic Biodiversity Monitoring 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-03)
    A strategy for integrating Arctic community-based monitoring efforts into the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP).
  • Strategy for Developing Indices and Indicators to Track Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity 

    Gill, Michael; Zöckler, Christoph (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-03)
    A strategy for developing indices and indicators for monitoring Arctic biodiversity in the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP). Targeted and consistent reporting will help meet the program's information and ...
  • International Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

    Gilchrist, Grant; Strøm, Hallvard; Gavrilo, Maria V.; Mosbech, Anders (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
    An Internaitonal Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan developed to gain more insight into how this under-studied bird responds to increasing threats from disappearance of sea ice habitat, natural resource ...
  • 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).
  • Cooperative Strategy for the Conservation of Biological Diversity 

    Unknown author (Finnish Ministry of the Environment, Finnish Environment Institute, 2004)
    Provides an overall conservation framework for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and strategic direction relating to the goals of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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