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  • State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity: Key Findings and Advice for Monitoring 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-09)
    The State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report (SAFBR), is a product of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) Freshwater Group of the Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) ...
  • Alternative fuels in the Arctic 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019)
    Shipping activities in the Arctic impacts on climate change, health and the environment. Introducing alternative fuels in arctic shipping could significantly reduce emissions and impacts, as well as risk associated with ...
  • Marine Fishes of the Arctic Region Volume II 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019)
    Pages of fish photographs with labeled identification characteristics are grouped in this section for use as a field guide. In most cases, the photographs will allow identification of specimens without recourse to the ...
  • Rovaniemi Ministerial Statements 

    Arctic Council (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05-07)
    Joint declarations of the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic States at the 11th Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council, held in Rovaniemi, Finland, 7 May, 2019.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Underwater Noise in the Arctic - A State of Knowledge Report 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Arctic region is a unique environment when it comes to underwater noise and the potential impacts that increasing noise levels could have on animals in the Arctic. There are a number of factors which contribute to its ...
  • Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Marine Activities 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    Indigenous peoples and local communities living in coastal communities in the Arctic have always depended on the sea for food, transportation, cultural and spiritual identity and social well-being. Increasingly, the sea ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Project CREATeS Circumpolar Resilience, Engagement, and Action Through Story 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The two quotations that open this report – the first from the digital story of a young Iñupiaq woman from Alaska, the second from a digital story by two Greenlandic Inuit women – showcase the strength and creativity of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Teacher Education For Social Justice And Diversity Conclusions 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The five conclusions introduced in this booklet were developed based on the implementation of the 2017–2019 project Teacher Education for Diversity and Equality in the Arctic. The Arctic Council and all eight Arctic countries ...
  • Including The North: A Comparative Study Of The Policies On Inclusion And Equity In The Circumpolar North 

    Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    This book celebrates the University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity. The Network was established in Ulan Ude, Republic of Buryatia in Russia, in 2015 with six founding ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Legal Issues Related To The Agreement On Cooperation On Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness And Response In The Arctic (MOSPA) Summary Report 

    Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    This summary report is based on a comprehensive study commissioned by the Norwegian Coastal Administration and was written by Alla Pozdnakova, Henrik Ringbom, and Erik Røsæg of the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law ...
  • Planning Guidance For MOSPA Exercises 

    Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Spill Preparedness and Response in the Arctic (MOSPA Agreement) aims to strengthen emergency cooperation and coordination of Arctic oil spill response operations amongst the eight ...
  • Status Of Implementation: Framework Plan For Cooperation On Prevention Of Oil Pollution From Petroleum And Maritime Activities In The Marine Areas Of The Arctic 

    Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    In 2015, the Arctic Council Ministers approved the “Framework Plan for Cooperation on Prevention of Oil Pollution from Petroleum and Maritime Activities in the Marine Areas of the Arctic” (Framework Plan). In the Framework ...

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