Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic
Huberth Hansen, Jan P.
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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 focuses on the roles of coastal and marine protected areas and transboundary co-operation. Together with the report on the State of Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1994 (CAFF Habitat Conservation Report No. 1), this report is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the present situation with regard to the present conservation status of habitat in the Arctic.
Cooperating Institutions: Directorate for Nature Management, Norway (DN) UNEP/GRID-Arendal (UNEP/GRID) World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) Norwegian Polar Institute (NP) CAFF International Secretariat CAFF Designated Agencies CPAN Ad Hoc Experts Advisory Group: Vladimir Pishelicv, Chair, Russia Gerry Lee and Manfred Hoefs, Canada Pertti Veijola, Finland Arnthor Gardarsson, Iceland Berit Lein, Norway Boris A. Yurtsey, Russia Leslie Kerr and Debra Clausen, USA Secretariat: Jan-P. Huberth Hansen, Norway CAFF National Contacts and Designated Agencies: Gerakd McKeating, Environment Canada, Edmonton Antti Haapanen, Finnish Ministry of Environment, Helsinki Peter Nielsen, Chair, Greenland/Denmark Greenland Institute of Natural Resources, Nuuk Aevar Petersen, Icelandic Museum of Natural History, Reykjavik Berit Lein, Directorate for Nature Management, Trondheim Christer Borgh, Swedish Environmental Agency, Stockholm Amirkhan Amirkhanov, Ministry of Protection of the Environment and Natural Resources, Moscow Janet Hohn, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska
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