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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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Review of plastic pollution policies of Arctic countries in relation to seabirds 

      CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
      This report is part of an initiative by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council to better understand the effects of plastic pollution in the ocean on Arctic seabirds. Developed ...
    • Salmon Peoples of Arctic Rivers 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      Arctic biodiversity is essential for the physical and spiritual well-being of Indigenous Peoples who have a unique relationship to their environment. The connection that Indigenous Peoples have to the Arctic environment ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, 2017-05-11)
      This State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR) is the first integrated reporting outcome from the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP). The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) (Meltofte 2013) ...
    • 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.
    • Sustainable Management and Resilience of Arctic Wetlands Scoping Study - Results / findings from phase 1 (2019) 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council (www.caff.is) is undertaking an initiative on enhancing engagement at all levels (technical, policy, etc) in relation to the roles and ...
    • Traditional Knowledge 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Arctic Council recognizes the importance of Traditional Knowledge (TK) and there is a growing appreciation for utilizing TK, Local Knowledge and science through a collaborative approach. This progress report provides ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...