Framework for the Circumpolar Expansion of the Local Environment Observer Network
Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP)
MetadataShow full item record
Under the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, partners in the ACAP Working Group and its subsidiary Indigenous Peoples Contaminants Action Programme (IPCAP), are building on the success of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium's (ANTHC) Local Environmental Observers (LEO) network in Alaska and developing the foundation for a Circumpolar Local Environmental Observer (CLEO) Network.
Climate change is impacting the Arctic at a significant rate. Arctic communities experience first-hand the challenges of a rapidly changing environment in remote locations across the circumpolar north. Community-based monitoring networks in rural communities can help connect indigenous, traditional, local, and ecological knowledge with scientists, policymakers and technical experts, creating trust, developing collaborative approaches, and solutions to human health and environmental problems resulting from contaminants and pollution.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Sketch for an Arctic Council project on the impacts of reduction in sea ice, a changing Greenland ice sheet and varying snow cover and permafrost conditions. Climate Change and the Crysosphere. Unknown author (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2007-04)"The last 5-6 years, the rate of loss of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has increased considerably. If this accelerated loss of sea ice continues, the Arctic Ocean could be icefree during summer earlier than projected in the ...
Действия в меняющейся Арктике (Actions for a Changing Arctic, ACA). Документ для принятия решения КСДЛ. Arctic Council (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2012)На совещании в Лулео (Швеция) в ноябре 2011 г., Старшие должностные лица поручили AMAP «координировать разработку пересмотренного предложения проекта ACA и внесения его на рассмотрение Старшими должностными лицами ... на ...
Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2009)In 2008 the United Nations Environment Program passed a resolution expressing ‘extreme concern’ over the impacts of climate change on Arctic indigenous people, other communities, and biodiversity. They highlighted the ...