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  • Amap Assessment 2018 Biological Effects Of Contaminants On Arctic Wildlife & Fish Summary For Policy-Makers 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Arctic and its inhabitants harbor elevated levels of environmental pollutants, most of which originate from the industrialized centers and agricultural regions of lower latitudes. Chemical pollutants transported via ...
  • 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 Ocean Acidification Assessment: 2018 Summary for Policymakers 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
    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, ...
  • A Global Audit of the Status and Trends of Arctic and Northern Hemisphere Goose Populations 

    CAFF (CAFF, 2018)
    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 ...
  • Snow, Water, Ice, and Permafrost in the Arctic; Summary for Policymakers, 2017 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-02-07)
    This Summary for Policymakers presents key findings and implications of the second SWIPA assessment, conducted from 2010 to 2016 and published in 2017.
  • State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity; Key Findings and Advice for Monitoring 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, 2017-05-11)
    The State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report (SAMBR), is a product of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CMBP) of the Arctic Council's Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group. The ...
  • Chemicals of Emerging Arctic Concern; Summary for Policy-makers 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2017-05-11)
    AMAP's initial assessments of these issues in 1997 contributed significantly to the negotiation of international agreements, such as the 'UNECE's Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP) Protocol on ...
  • Arctic Protected Areas; Indicator Report, 2017 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME); Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, 2017-05-11)
    CAFF and PAME Working Groups of the Arctic Council developed this indicator report. It provides an overview of the status and trends of protected areas in the Arctic.
  • Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA); Summary for Policy-makers 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2017-05-11)
    The Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) assessment is a periodic update to the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, published in 2005 by AMAP, CAFF, and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC).
  • Arctic Invasive Alien Species: Strategy and Action Plan 2017 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF); Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, 2017-05-11)
    Globally, invasive alien species are among the most significant drivers of biodiversity loss (McNeely et al. 2001, Bellard et al. 2016) and, in some ecosystems, they are clearly the primary contributors to species endangerment ...
  • Summary for Policy-makers: Arctic Pollution Issues 2015. 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2015-04-24)
    AMAP, 2015. Summary for Policy-makers: Arctic Pollution Issues 2015. This document presents the policy-relevant findings of the AMAP 2015 assessments of POPs (trends), human health, and radioactivity in the Arctic.
  • AMAP Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment: Summary for Policy-makers. 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2013-05-15)
    AMAP, 2013. AMAP Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment: Summary for Policy-makers. This document presents the Executive Summary of the 2013 Arctic Ocean Acidification (AOA) Assessment.
  • Summary for Policy-makers: Arctic Climate Issues 2015. 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2015-04-24)
    AMAP, 2015. Summary for Policy-makers: Arctic Climate Issues 2015. This document presents the policy-relevant findings of the AMAP 2015 assessments of short-lived climate forcers (methane, black carbon and ozone).