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    • The Arctic as a Food Producing Region 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      In 2016, the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) endorsed The Arctic as a Food Producing Region research project. Involving research teams from Iceland, Norway, Canada, Greenland and Russia, the objective of the ...
    • Arctic Biodiversity Data Service 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The ABDS is the online, interoperable data management system for biodiversity data generated via the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the Arctic Council’s biodiversity working group. Its goal is to facilitate ...
    • Arctic Climate Change Update 2019 - An Update To Key Findings Of Snow, Water, Ice And Permafrost In The Arctic (Swipa) 2017 

      Unknown author (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Drawing and building on the findings of AMAP’s Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017 assessment, this document provides updated observations, information from other recent assessments, and conclusions ...
    • Arctic coastal Biodiversity Monitoring Plan Coastal Expert Monitoring Group, Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The primary goal of the Coastal Expert Monitoring Group (CEMG) is to develop a long-term, integrated, multi-disciplinary, circumpolar Arctic Coastal Biodiversity Monitoring Plan (the ‘Coastal Monitoring Plan’) that relies ...
    • Arctic Community Energy Planning And Implementation Toolkit 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Gwich’in saw the promise in the Arctic Council, when we applied for Permanent Participant status in 2002. As the most most northerly First Nation in Canada, our communities are at the forefront of a changing climate. We ...
    • Arctic Council Arctic Marine Strategic Plan 2015-2025 – Status of Implementation 2017-2019 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Arctic Council’s Arctic Marine Strategic Plan 2015-2025 (AMSP) was approved in April 2015 at the 9th ministerial meeting in Iqaluit, Canada. It provides a framework to guide its actions to protect Arctic marine and ...
    • The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative Workplan 2019-2023 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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 ...
    • Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment: 2018 Summary for Policymakers 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Oceans around the world are acidifying, primarily due to absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. Ocean acidification — commonly defined as an ongoing fall in pH of seawater — poses a threat to marine organisms, ...
    • Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF) 2017 – 2019 Implementation Project Final Project Report 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Arctic is warming shockingly fast, twice as fast at the rest of the planet, and this warming is bringing dramatic transformation around the circumpolar region. Arctic communities are adapting where possible, but the ...
    • Arctic Sustainable Energy Futures: The Arctic Community Energy Planning And Implementation (ACEPI) Toolkit Final Report 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Each community in the Arctic is unique, with vast differences in geography, resources, and needs. However, maximizing the use of clean energy resources for affordable and reliable electricity and heating is consistently a ...
    • Best Waste Management Practices for Small and Remote Arctic Communities 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The basic purpose of a sound solid waste management program is to protect the health of local residents and the environment upon which they depend. Modern technologies and economies-of-scale can allow urban Arctic communities ...
    • Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Strategic Plan: 2018-2021 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) is the biodiversity monitoring program of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF1), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council. The CBMP coordinates, ...
    • Desktop Study on Marine Litter including Microplastics in the Arctic 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Arctic Council’s working group Protection of Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) conducted the “Desktop Study on Marine Litter, including Microplastics in the Arctic” as part of the first phase of a Marine Litter Project ...
    • EALLU Arctic Indigenous Peoples ́ Food Systems: Youth, Knowledge & Change 2015-2019 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      This book is the report from the Arctic Council EALLU project 2015-2019 (SDWG EALLU: Indigenous Youth, Arctic Change and Food Culture). This project has been co- led by Canada, Denmark/Greenland, Norway, Russia, USA, the ...
    • EPPR ARCSAFE Summary Status Report 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Arctic council - EPPR cross-country cooperation network(s) to improve emergency prevention, response and the safety of rescue workers in case of a maritime accident involving a potential release of radioactive substances ...
    • Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane Summary Of Progress And Recommendations 2019 

      Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane (EGBCM) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Black carbon and methane are air pollutants and short-lived climate pollutants. Exposure to fine particulate matter, including black carbon, has long been linked to premature deaths and a variety of other public health ...
    • Gender Equality In The Arctic Phase II Project Presentation 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The Gender Equality in the Arctic (GEA) project is endorsed by the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group. Phase I (2013-2015) aimed to promote and expand the dialogue on Gender Equality in the Arctic. An ...
    • A Global Audit of the Status and Trends of Arctic And Northern Hemisphere Goose Populations 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      This report attempts to review the abundance, status and distribution of natural wild goose populations in the northern hemisphere. The report comprises three parts that 1) summarise key findings from the study and the ...
    • Good Practices For Environmental Impact Assessment and Meaningful Engagement in the Arctic 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      Increasing economic activity in the Arctic, including a growing number of large-scale projects, provides the rationale for the Arctic Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) project. How to plan and design large-scale projects ...
    • Guidelines for Implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Management of Arctic Marine Ecosystems 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
      The concept of the Ecosystem Approach to management (EA) has been around for at least 30 years and has been extensively discussed, elaborated and developed within national and international fora. The Convention on Biological ...