Recent Submissions

  • Arctic Wetlands and Indigenous Peoples Study 

    CAFF (2019)
    The Arctic Wetlands and Indigenous Peoples Study (AWIPS) is part of the Resilience and Management of Arctic Wetlands Initiative (RMAWI), a project led by the Swedish Ministry of the Environment and Energy and the Stockholm ...
  • Arctic Peatlands and Mineral Wetlands Maps 

    Hugelius, Gustaf; Barry, Tom; CAFF (2021)
    As a first step to improve our knowledge and understanding of the extent and coverage of Arctic wetlands a series of raster images were developed which combine existing data to provide overview maps (10 km pixels). These ...
  • Arctic Youth Summit ROVANIEMI DECLARATION 

    Unknown author (CAFF, 2018-10-15)
    Declaration developed by the youth participating in the Arctic Youth Summit in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland in 2018
  • Arctic Invasive Alien Species (ARIAS) Action Plan, Workshop Report, Akureyri 2016 

    CAFF (2016)
    CAFF has initiated a process to reduce the risks of Invasive Alien Species to the Arctic by developing and eventually implementing common measures for early detection and reporting, identifying and blocking pathways of ...
  • Resilience And Management Of Arctic Wetlands - Phase 2 Report 

    CAFF (2021)
    The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council is undertaking an initiative on enhancing engagement at all levels (technical, policy, etc) in relation to the roles and functions of ...
  • Arctic Council OECM Project Plan 2021-2023 

    CAFF; PAME (2021)
    CAFF and PAME are leading an initiative to provide an overview of the current range and understanding of international and national criteria used for identification of OECMs in the Arctic. This will also facilitate an ...
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining | Progress Report May 2021 

    CAFF (2021)
    The project goal is to provide guidance for the incorporation of biodiversity objectives and provisions into plans, operations, and other aspects of mining activities in the Arctic.
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining Phase 2 Project Plan 

    CAFF (2020)
    The CAFF’s Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining project seeks to facilitate improved incorporation of biodiversity objectives and provisions into plans, operations and/or other tools specific to the mining industry ...
  • Arctic Biodiversity Principles and Their Application in Mainstreaming Biodiversity. Phase 1: Background and Options Paper 

    CAFF (2017)
    A draft set of Arctic biodiversity principles was developed, based on the findings and recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA). Basing the principles on the ABA ensures they are well-grounded in science, ...
  • Arctic Invasive Alien Species Project Plan 

    CAFF (2015)
    This project plan outlines the goals and actions to be undertaken in an Arctic Invasive Alien Species project.
  • ARCTIC YOUTH ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY: 2021-2026 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    This document outlines the need for youth engagement and why it is valuable; it also addresses some key considerations and possible opportunities that CAFF should take into account as it implements future work.
  • Resilience and Management of Arctic Wetlands: Key Findings and Recommendations 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The purpose of the Resilience and management of Arctic Wetlands (RAW) initiative is to strengthen engagement on the roles and functions of wetlands as a resource to support sustainable development and resilience in the ...
  • Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Strategic Plan: 2021-2025 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    This Strategic Plan defines the overarching goals of the CBMP for 2021-2025 and outlines objectives and relevant activities in support of those goals. It guides the management of the program and helps ensure the program’s ...
  • Arctic Migratory Bird Initiative (AMBI): Work Plan 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021)
    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)
    This report identifies key challenges and possible solutions for incorporating biodiversity considerations into mining operations in the Arctic.
  • Actions for Arctic Biodiversity: Progress Report 2017-2019 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    A progress on CAFF's activities to implement the Actions for Arctic Biodiversity during 2017-2019. The Actions for Arctic Biodiversity, 2013-2021 (Action Plan) comprises the implementation plan for the recommendations ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI): East Asian-Australasian Flyway Fact Sheet 

    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.
  • 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 ...

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