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    Arctic Wetlands and Indigenous Peoples Study
    (2019) CAFF
    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 Environment Institute through the Arctic Council´s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group on biodiversity. AWIPS aims to capture the fundamental role Indigenous Peoples play in biodiversity conservation through engagement in Arctic wetland protected areas management.
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    Arctic Peatlands and Mineral Wetlands Maps
    (2021) Hugelius, Gustaf; Barry, Tom; CAFF
    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 data are combined to displays mineral wetlands, peatlands, and the extent of permafrost per pixel. These data can be used at broad scales to illustrate or analyze patterns of wetland extent north of 60° latitude. Authors: Gustaf Hugelius and Tom Barry - November 2021.
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    Arctic Youth Summit ROVANIEMI DECLARATION
    (CAFF, 2018-10-15)
    Declaration developed by the youth participating in the Arctic Youth Summit in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland in 2018
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    Arctic Invasive Alien Species (ARIAS) Action Plan, Workshop Report, Akureyri 2016
    (2016) CAFF
    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 introduction, and sharing best practices and techniques of monitoring, eradication and control. This initiative, called for in the Actions for Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013-2021, is designed to implement recommendation 9 from the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. The CAFF and PAME working groups of the Arctic Council are working together on the marine and coastal components of the strategy. The first workshop to initiate this process was held in Akureyri, Iceland on March 30th-April 1st 2016 and brought together a diverse group of experts with the goal of developing an action plan for the prevention and management of IAS across the Arctic. This document provides a summary of the workshop activities and outcomes.
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    Arctic Council OECM Project Plan 2021-2023
    (2021) Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF); Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME); Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME)
    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 exchange of information among the Arctic Council members on the range of information and application of OECMs.