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    • Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) - Baffin Bay/Davis Strait Region Overview Report 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2017-05-11)
      In 2011, the Arctic Council requested AMAP to: "produce information to assist local decision makers and stakeholders in three pilot regions in developing adaptation tools and strategies to better deal with climate change ...
    • Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) - Bering/Chukchi/Beaufort Region Overview Report 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2017-05-11)
      In 2011, the Arctic Council requested AMAP to: "produce information to assist local decision makers and stakeholders in three pilot regions in developing adaptation tools and strategies to better deal with climate change ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Assessment of Potential Air Emissions of Dioxins/Furans, Particulate Matter, and Heavy Metals from Vorkuta Cement Plant when Using Conventional and Complementary Fuels 

      Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)
      Vorkuta Cement Plant (VCP) is the only cement producing facility in the Republic of Komi RF. The facility is located above the Arctic Circle, 25 km north of the town of Vorkuta, in a permafrost zone and the surrounding ...
    • 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 ...
    • Circumpolar best practices; Policy and Financing Options for Black Carbon Emission Reductions from Diesel Sources 

      Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)
      Reducing BC emission requires the active involvement of policy makers at both the national and regional levels. National level agencies set minimum emissions standards for vehicles and quality standards for fuel; they also ...
    • The Economy of the North 2015 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group, 2017-05-11)
      The objective of The Economy of the North 2015 is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous peoples. The ECONOR III ...
    • Fairbanks Declaration (2017) 

      Arctic Council (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)
      Declaration of the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic States at the 10th Ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council, held in Fairbanks, Alaska, 10-11 May, 2017.
    • Feasibility Study for Dioxin Mitigation and Other Environmental Pilot Measures at the Vorkuta Cement Plant in the Komi Republic 

      Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)
      This assignment is Phase 2 of the Feasibility Study for dioxin mitigation and other environmental pilot measures at the Vorkuta Cement Plant (VCP) in the Komi Republic. The report describes the major changes that have ...
    • One Health; Operationalizing One Health in the Arctic 

      Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) (Sustainable Development Working Group, 2017-05-11)
      One Health is a particularly well-matched tool to advance the understanding of health threats from the direct and indirect impacts of climate change in the Arctic. As a multidisciplinary approach, One Health strengthens ...
    • Reduction of Black Carbon from Diesel Sources in the Russian Arctic - Tundra Reindeer Farm 

      Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)
      The Tundra Reindeer Farm Project and the recently completed installations at the Karelia Valday Cluster of projects are the first black carbon mitigation projects to have been proposed and implemented through the Arctic ...
    • Regional Waste Management Strategies for Arctic Shipping; Regional Reception Facilities Plan (RRFP) 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment, 2017-05-11)
      This paper summarizes the work of PAME's Regional Reception Facilities Experts Group (RRF-EG), on the development of the concept of regional arrangements for MARPOL reception facilities (RRF) to address challenges for ...
    • 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).
    • 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 ...