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    • Gaps in Habitat Protected in the Circumpolar Arctic: A Preliminary Analysis 

      Lysenko, I. G.; Green, M.J.B.; Luxmoore, R.A.; Carey-Noble, C.L.; Kaitala, S. (Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Russian Federation, 1996)
      This report compiles information on proposed protected areas and an analysis of gaps in the network of existing and proposed protected areas using Geographical Information System (GIS) techniques.
    • Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 

      Huberth Hansen, Jan P.; Finn, Katerås; Pisheliev, Vladimir; Lysenko, Igor; Abrahamsen, Frode; Kullerud, Lars; Norris, Stefan (Directorate for Nature Management, N-7005 Trondheim, Norway, 1996)
      This report provides an overview of proposals made by CAFF countries for new and/or enlarged protected areas in the Arctic. Some proposals from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are also mentioned. The report also ...
    • International Murre Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

      Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), Arctic Environment, 1996)
      Facilitate circumpolar implementation of initiatives to conserve, protect and restore murre populations in the Arctic.
    • Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN) - Strategy and Action Plan 

      Ministry of Protection of the Environment and Natural Resources of the Russian Federation (MINPRIRODI); Royal Norwegian Ministry of the Environment (Directorate for Nature Management (DN), 1996)
      This document will faciliatate the implementation of initiatives under the Circumpolar Portected Areas Network (CPAN) to establish an adequate and well managed network of protected areas that have a high probability of ...
    • National Principles and Mechanisms for Protected Areas in the Arctic Countries 

      Belikov, Stanislas; Legare, Gregg J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1996-03)
      The paper is a review of the principles, mechanisms and criteria used by CAFF countries to establish protected areas. It is based on responses to the Russian/CAFF Secretariat questionnaire on the subject from seven of ...
    • Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

      Unknown author (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 1997-06)
      Drastic decline in eider populations, combined with their circumpolar distribution, increased hunting pressures and cultural significance led CBird to develop a Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Framework for a Circumpolar Arctic Seabird Monitoring Network 

      Petersen, Aevar; Irons, David; Anker-Nilsen, Tycho; Artukhin, Yuri; Barrett, Robert; Boertmann, David; Egevang, Carsten; Gavrilo, Maria V.; Gilchrist, Grant; Martti, Hario; Mallory, Mark; Mosbech, Anders; Olsen, Bergur; Osterblom, Henrik; Robertson, Greg; Strøm, Hallvard (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
      A framework document for developing an integrated monitoring framework for seabirds. The document outlines the findings of the CBird expert group in the development of a Circumpolar Seabird Monitoring Network.
    • International Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan 

      Gilchrist, Grant; Strøm, Hallvard; Gavrilo, Maria V.; Mosbech, Anders (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2008-09)
      An Internaitonal Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan developed to gain more insight into how this under-studied bird responds to increasing threats from disappearance of sea ice habitat, natural resource ...
    • 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 ...