Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Arctic Seabirds Breeding in the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) Area: Status and Trends 

    Hentati-Sundberg, Jonas (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-03)
    This report summarizes population status and trends for 19 populations of Arctic seabirds. It is compiled as an input to the 2012 African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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) ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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