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    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Distribution of Murres Outside the Breeding Season: Circumpolar Murre Banding Program 

      Petersen, Aevar; Bakken, Vidar (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2004)
      A proposal for a co-operative banding (called ringing in the UK) project between the Arctic countries, which are responsible for the total breeding population of Thick-billed Murres (called Brünnich’s Guillemots in the UK) ...
    • Aleut Ethnobotany: An Annotated Bibliography 

      Veltre, Douglas W.; Pendleton, Catherine L.; Schively, Stephanie A.; Hay, Jessica A.; Tatarenkova, Natalia (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2006-10)
      An initial examination of the literature pertaining to the traditional, historical, and contemporary Aleut use of plant resources.
    • Seabird Harvest in the Arctic 

      Merkel, Flemming; Barry, Tom (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
      As assessment of seabird harvest in the Arctic by the Circumpolar Seabird Group (CBird). Whether seabird harvest is a real conservation concern is often not addressed or poorly documented in the circumpolar region due ...
    • Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Selected Indicators of Change 

      Barry, Tom; Kurvits, Tiina; Alfthan, Björn; Mork, Elisabeth (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2010)
      For this report, twenty-two indicators were selected to provide a snapshot of the trends being observed in Arctic biodiversity today. The indicators were selected to cover major species groups with wide distributions across ...
    • Arctic Species Trend Index 2010: Tracking Trends in Arctic Wildlife 

      McRae, Louise; Zöckler, Christoph; Gill, Michael; Loh, Jonathan; Latham, Julia; Harrison, Nicola; Martin, Jenny; Collen, Ben (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2010)
      A 2010 analysis of the Arctic Species Trend Index (ASTI) dataset, an index used to track trend in Arctic fish, mammals and birds. In this report, vertebrate population-abundance data were used to produce an indicator of ...
    • Pan-Arctic Checklist of Lichens and Lichenicolous Fungi 

      Kristinsson, Hörður; Zhurbenko, Mikhall; Steen Hansen, Eric (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2010-07)
      A complete list of Arctic lichens and lichenicolous fungi in support of the development of a list of rare and endemic lichens of the Arctic. Such a list has been developed for vascular plants.