The latest CAFF Assessment reports and finding, including the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, the Arctic Species Trend Index (ASTI) and more.

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  • Arctic Protected Areas; Indicator Report, 2017 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME); Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, 2017-05-11)
    CAFF and PAME Working Groups of the Arctic Council developed this indicator report. It provides an overview of the status and trends of protected areas in the Arctic.
  • CAFF / AMAP Workshop on a Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program 

    CAFF; 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.
  • 2013-2021 북극 생물다양성을 위한 행동계획 북극 생물다양성 평가 권고안 이행방안 (Korean version) 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (CAFF International Secretariat, 2015)
    This document, Actions for Biodiversity 2013- 2021: implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, comprises the implementation plan for the 17 recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment ...
  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) Scoping Study for the Arctic. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015-09)
    This report presents the results of the scoping study on ecosystem services and the application of a TEEB approach and methodology in the Arctic. The report includes: 1) Results from compiling and synthesizing information, ...
  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) Scoping Study for the Arctic. Executive Summary. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015-09)
    The report presents the results of the scoping study on ecosystem services and the application of a TEEB approach and methodology in the Arctic and concludes with options for follow-up work.
  • The Arctic Species Trend Index: Migratory Birds Index 

    Deinet, S.; Zöckler, C.; Jacoby, D.; Tresize, E.; Marconi, V.; McRae, L.; Svobods, M.; Barry, T. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)., 2015)
    This report aims to describe the broad-scale trends necessary for designing and targeting informed conservation strategies at the flyway level to address these reported declines. To do this, we examine abundance change in ...
  • The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. Scoping study for the Arctic. Progress Report. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015-04)
    The TEEB Arctic scoping study is being developed by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna working group (CAFF), with Sweden as the lead country, jointly with partners: the UNEP TEEB Office, the UNEP Regional Office ...
  • The Arctic Biodiversity Data Service. Progress Report. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015-04)
    The Arctic Biodiversity Data Service (ABDS - www.abds.is) is the data‐management framework for managing data generated by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Arctic Council working group and its Circumpolar ...
  • Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2021. Implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015)
    The Arctic Council Ministers agreed to implement 17 recommendations articulated in the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, Report for Policy Makers (CAFF 2013a). Implementing the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) recommendations ...
  • Arctic Biodiversity Congress. Co-Chairs Report 

    Smith, R.; Barry, T.; Katerås, F. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2014-12)
    The Co-Chairs Report from the Arctic Biodiversity Congress, held December 2-4, 2014.
  • Life Linked to Ice. A guide to sea-ice-associated biodiversity in this time of rapid change. 

    Eamer, J.; Donaldson, G.M.; Gaston, A.J.; Kosobokova, K.N.; Lárusson, K.F.; Melnikov, I.A.; Reist, J.D.; Richardson, E.; Staples, L.; von Quillfeldt, C.H. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013-10)
    Life Linked to Ice examines the consequences for biodiversity of the dramatic changes occurring to sea ice. It was prepared by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna working group (CAFF), and both draws from and builds ...
  • Evaluering af Arktisk Biodiversitet. Syntese 

    Meltofte, Hans; Barry, Tom; Berteaux, Dominique; Bültmann, Helga; Christiansen, Jørgen S.; Cook, Joseph A.; Dahlberg, Anders; Daniëls, Fred J.A.; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fjeldså, Jon; Friðriksson, Finnur; Ganter, Barbara; Gaston, Anthony J.; Gillespie, Lynn J.; Grenoble, Lenore; Hoberg, Eric P.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Huntington, Henry P.; Ims, Rolf A.; Josefson, Alf B.; Kutz, Susan J.; Kuzmin, Sergius L.; Laidre, Kristin L.; Lassuy, Dennis R.; Lewis, Patrick N.; Lovejoy, Connie; Michel, Christine; Mokievsky, Vadim; Mustonen, Tero; Payer, David C.; Poulin, Michel; Reid, Donald G.; Reist, James D.; Tessler, David F.; Wrona, Frederick J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis (Danish). A stand alone synthesis document summarizing the characteristcs of Arctic biodiversity, human use of wildlife over time, status and trends in Arctic biodiversity, ...
  • ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑑᑎᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ. ᓇᐃᓈᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᕙᒃᑐᓄᑦ 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Inuktitut). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Evaluering af Arktisk Biodiversitet. Sammenfatning til Politiske Beslutningstagere 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Danish). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Issittumi Uumassuseqarnerup assigiinngisitaarneranik naliliineq. Eqikkaaneq – qinikkanut atugassiaq 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Greenlandic). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Évaluation de la biodiversité de l’Arctique. Résumé destiné aux décideurs ARCTIC 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (French). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Оценка биоразнообразия в Арктике. Резюме для политического руководства 

    Huntington, Henry (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Russian). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Arctic Biodiversity Assesment. Synthesis. 

    Meltofte, Hans; Barry, Tom; Berteaux, Dominique; Bültmann, Helga; Christiansen, Jørgen S.; Cook, Joseph A.; Dahlberg, Anders; Daniëls, Fred J. A.; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fjeldså, Jon; Friðriksson, Finnur; Ganter, Barbara; Gaston, Anthony J.; Gillespie, Lynn J.; Grenoble, Lenore; Hoberg, Eric P.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Huntington, Henry P.; Ims, Rolf A.; Josefson, Alf B.; Kutz, Susan J.; Kuzmin, Sergius L.; Laidre, Kristin L.; Lassuy, Dennis R.; Lewis, Patrick N.; Lovejoy, Connie; Michel, Christine; Mokievsky, Vadim; Mustonen, Tero; Payer, David C.; Poulin, Michael; Reid, Donald G.; Reist, James D.; Tessler, David F.; Wrona, Frederick J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis. A stand alone synthesis document summarizing the characteristcs of Arctic biodiversity, human use of wildlife over time, status and trends in Arctic biodiversity, stressors ...
  • Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers 

    Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (English). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.
  • Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013 

    Barry, Tom; Berteaux, Dominique; Bültmann, Helga; Christiansen, Jørgen S.; Cook, Joseph A.; Dahlberg, Anders; Daniëls, Fred J.A.; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fjeldså, Jon; Fridriksson, Finnur; Ganter, Barbara; Gaston, Anthony J.; Gillespie, Lynn J.; Grenoble, Lenore; Hoberg, Eric P.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Huntington, Henry P.; Ims, Rolf A.; Josefson, Alf B.; Kutz, Susan J.; Kuzmin, Sergius L.; Laidre, Kristin L.; Lassuy, Dennis R.; Lewis, Patrick N.; Lovejoy, Connie; Meltofte, Hans; Michel, Christine; Mokievsky, Vadim; Mustonen, Tero; Payer, David C.; Poulin, Michel; Reid, Donald G.; Reist, James D.; Tessler, David F.; Wrona, Frederick J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity full scientific report (fishes and terrestrial ecosystems chapters still pending). The ABA is the best available science, informed by Traditoinal ...

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