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  • The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative Workplan 2019-2023 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
    The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI), is a project of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council. AMBI is designed to improve the conservation status and ...
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining Challenges and Proposed Solutions 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Arctic region is changing in rapid and unprecedented ways. The Arctic Council, an international forum comprised of the eight Arctic countries1, six Indigenous Peoples organizations2, and others interested in the Arctic ...
  • Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2021 - Implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Actions for Arctic Biodiversity, 2013-2021 (Action Plan) comprises the implementation plan for the recommendations from the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA). It is a living document that is reviewed and updated ...
  • Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI): Revised Workplan 2015-2019. CAFF Strategies Series No. 6 

    Syroechkovskiy, E.; Provencher; Johnston, J. V.; Crockford, N.; Lanctot, R. B.; Millington, S.; Clay, R.; Donaldson, G.; Ekker, M.; Gilchrist, G.; Black, A.; Crawford, R.; Price, C.; Barry, T. (CAFF, 2018)
    The East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) is a migratory corridor that stretches from the Russian Far East and Alaska, southwards through East Asia and Southeast Asia, to Australia and New Zealand, encompassing 22 countries ...
  • Arctic Invasive Alien Species: Strategy and Action Plan 2017 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF); Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, 2017-05-11)
    Globally, invasive alien species are among the most significant drivers of biodiversity loss (McNeely et al. 2001, Bellard et al. 2016) and, in some ecosystems, they are clearly the primary contributors to species endangerment ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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