Recent Submissions

  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    Arctic freshwater ecosystems (lakes, rivers, and associated wetlands) are threatened by climate change and human development that can affect freshwater biodiversity. Such effects will change not only the distributions and ...
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining Challenges and Proposed Solutions 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Arctic region is changing in rapid and unprecedented ways. The Arctic Council, an international forum comprised of the eight Arctic countries1, six Indigenous Peoples organizations2, and others interested in the Arctic ...
  • 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, ...
  • Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2021 - Implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-05)
    The Actions for Arctic Biodiversity, 2013-2021 (Action Plan) comprises the implementation plan for the recommendations from the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA). It is a living document that is reviewed and updated ...
  • Arctic Coastal Biodiversity Monitoring Plan 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • The Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plan. Coordinated circumpolar monitoring for research, decision-making and Arctic peoples. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015)
    The Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plan is a framework that uses an ecosystem-based approach to integrate monitoring, assessment and reporting of focal species, ecological functions, ecosystems, interactions ...
  • The Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Monitoring Plan. Coordinated circumpolar monitoring for research and decision-making. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015)
    The Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Monitoring Plan is a framework to improve circumpolar monitoring efforts of Arctic freshwaters, including ponds, lakes, rivers, and their associated tributaries and wetlands. The Freshwater ...
  • Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2021. Implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. 

    Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2015)
    The Arctic Council Ministers agreed to implement 17 recommendations articulated in the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, Report for Policy Makers (CAFF 2013a). Implementing the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) recommendations ...
  • Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plan. Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group, Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program 

    Christensen, T.; Payne, J.; Doyle, M.; Ibarguchi, G.; Taylor, J.; Schmidt, N.M.; Gill, M.; Svoboda, M.; Aronsson, M.; Behe, C.; Buddle, C.; Cuyler, C.; Fosaa, A.M.; Fox, A.D.; Heiðmarsson, S.; Henning Krogh, S.; Madsen, J.; McLennan, D.; Nymand, J.; Rosa, C.; Salmela, J.; Shuchman, R.; Soloviev, M.; Wedege, M. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013-10)
    "The CBMP Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group (CBMP-TEMG) has developed the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plan (CBMP-Terrestrial Plan/the Plan) as the framework for coordinated, long-term Arctic terrestrial ...
  • Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013 

    Barry, Tom; Berteaux, Dominique; Bültmann, Helga; Christiansen, Jørgen S.; Cook, Joseph A.; Dahlberg, Anders; Daniëls, Fred J.A.; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fjeldså, Jon; Fridriksson, Finnur; Ganter, Barbara; Gaston, Anthony J.; Gillespie, Lynn J.; Grenoble, Lenore; Hoberg, Eric P.; Hodkinson, Ian D.; Huntington, Henry P.; Ims, Rolf A.; Josefson, Alf B.; Kutz, Susan J.; Kuzmin, Sergius L.; Laidre, Kristin L.; Lassuy, Dennis R.; Lewis, Patrick N.; Lovejoy, Connie; Meltofte, Hans; Michel, Christine; Mokievsky, Vadim; Mustonen, Tero; Payer, David C.; Poulin, Michel; Reid, Donald G.; Reist, James D.; Tessler, David F.; Wrona, Frederick J. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2013)
    Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity full scientific report (fishes and terrestrial ecosystems chapters still pending). The ABA is the best available science, informed by Traditoinal ...
  • Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Monitoring Plan: Framework Document 

    Culp, J.; Gantner, N.; Gill, M.; Reist, J.; Sweetman, J.; Wrona, F. (Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), 2011-03)
    This document provides an overview on the development of a Freshwater Expert Monitoring Group (FEMG) for the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) along with timelines for development of the FEMG. Considerations ...