Recent Submissions

  • Black Carbon from the Oil and Gas Sector 

    ACAP (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    On September 27-28, 2020, the Arctic Council’s Arctic Contamination Action program (ACAP) Working Group held a webinar on Black Carbon and Methane from the Oil and Gas Sector, arranged in cooperation with the Ministry of ...
  • Indigenous Food Security in the Arctic 

    PAME (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
  • Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (AMSA) Report 

    PAME (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    Arctic Ministers approved the Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment (AMSA) Report and its 17 Recommendations at the 2009 Tromsø Ministerial Meeting. The Recommendations – which continue to guide PAME’s shipping-related work ...
  • Review of Plastic Pollution Policies of Arctic Countries in Relation to Seabirds 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    This report is part of an initiative by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council to better understand the effects of plastic pollution in the ocean on Arctic seabirds. Developed ...
  • Plastic ingestion by seabirds in the circumpolar Arctic: A review 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    Plastic ingestion by seabirds in the circumpolar Arctic: A review
  • Arctic Wetlands and Indigenous Peoples Study 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    An assessment of Indigenous engagement in wetland protected areas
  • State of the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report - START 

    CAFF (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The State of the Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Report (START) is a product of the Circumpolar BiodiversityMonitoring Program (CBMP) Terrestrial Group of the arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) ...
  • Radiological / nuclear risk assessment in the Arctic EPPR Consensus Report 

    EPPR (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The project “Radiological/Nuclear Risk Assessment in the Arctic (EPPR RAD EG Risks project)” was approved by EPPR in 2020. The project has utilized and complements previous and existing work under the EPPR WG ARCSAFE ...
  • Blue Bioeconomy in the Arctic 

    SDWG (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The blue bioeconomy is important to many Arctic communities, providing food and other valuable bioresources, generating value and employment, and supporting rural regions. This report looks at the Arctic blue bioeconomy ...
  • Gender Equality in the Arctic, Phase 3 

    SDWG; Icelandic Chairmanship (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    Gender equality in the Arctic is highly relevant to the agenda and role of the Arctic Council (the Council) and its Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), which have emphasised gender equality in previous projects ...
  • The Economy of the North – ECONOR 2020 

    SDWG (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The Economy of the North – ECONOR 2020 report finalizes the ECONOR IV project.
  • Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane - 3rd Summary of Progress and Recommendations 

    EGBCM (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-05)
    The Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane has assessed that Arctic States have reduced their collective black carbon emissions by 20% in 2018, compared to 2013, and are on track to achieve ...
  • 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 ...
  • Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2017)
    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).
  • 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 ...
  • AMAP Assessment 2002: Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Arctic. 

    Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), 2004-06-01)
    "The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) was established in 1991 to monitor identified pollution risks and their impacts on Arctic ecosystems. In 1997 the first AMAP report, Arctic Pollution Issues: A State ...
  • 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 Marine Shipping Assessment 2009 Report 

    Ellis, B.; Brigham, L. (Arctic Council's Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME), 2009)
    The Arctic is undergoing extraordinary transformations early in the 21st century. Natural resource development, governance challenges, climate change and marine infrastructure issues are influencing current and future ...
  • Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment. Scenarios of the Future. 

    Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME), 2007)
    "The high-level scenario summaries were created at two AMSA/PAME Scenarios Workshops held in San Francisco (April 2007) and Helsinki (July 2007). The workshops were designed and facilitated by Global Business Network of ...
  • Arctic Climate Impact Assessment 

    Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2005-01-05)
    Some 300 scientists, experts, and representatives for Indigenous peoples collaborated to develop this comprehensive, multidisciplinary account of climate change in the Arctic.