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    • EPPR Working Group Report to SAOs, March 2019 Ruka 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019)
      EPPR held its second meeting of 2018 in New Orleans, USA on December 4-6. 46 participants attended representing the Arctic States, one Permanent Participant (GCI), three observer states (Italy, South Korea and Spain), three ...
    • Events during the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council 

      Iceland (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019)
      Timeline of the planned events during the Arctic Council Chairmanship of Iceland 2019-2021.
    • Business Finance in the Arctic 

      Kingdom of Denmark (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2018)
      Cracking the code to an efficient, sound-working, and well-coordinated business financial ecosystem in the Arctic is key to enabling businesses to grow. The main aim of the study is to gain a better and deeper understanding ...
    • AMAP Strategic Framework 2019+ 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Arctic is experiencing unprecedented change, including climate change, due to human activities within and outside the region. These changes are complex and are attracting global attention, resulting in a growing need ...
    • Biological Effects of Contaminants on Arctic Wildlife & Fish Summary for Policy-makers 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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, 2019-03)
      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, ...
    • Arctic Climate Change Update 2019 

      Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      Drawing and building on the findings of AMAP’s Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2017 assessment, this document provides updated observations, information from other recent assessments, and conclusions ...
    • Sustainable Management and Resilience of Arctic Wetlands Scoping Study Results/findings from phase 1 (2019) 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council (www.caff.is) is undertaking an initiative on enhancing engagement at all levels (technical, policy, etc) in relation to the roles and ...
    • Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) Workplan 2019-2023 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The 2013 Arctic Biodiversity Assessment found that Many Arctic migratory species are threatened by overharvest and habitat alteration outside the Arctic, especially birds along the East Asian flyway. AMBI provides ...
    • CAFF Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program State of Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Report 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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 ...
    • State of the Arctic Freshwater Biodiversity Key Findings and Advice for Monitoring 

      Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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 

      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 ...
    • Legal issues related to the MOSPA Agreement, 2013 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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, 2019-03)
      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 ...
    • MOSPA After Action Report 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The 2018 Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic (MOSPA) Tabletop Exercise (TTX) was sponsored by the Arctic Council’s Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (EPPR) ...
    • EPPR ARCSAFE Summary Status Report 

      Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response (EPPR) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      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 ...
    • Arctic Marine Strategic Plan Implementation Progress Report 2017- 2019 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Arctic Council’s Arctic Marine Strategic Plan 2015-2025 (AMSP) provides a framework to guide its actions to protect Arctic marine and coastal ecosystems and to promote conservation and sustainable development.
    • Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Marine Activities Part II Report 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Marine Activities (MEMA) Part II project sets out to take stock of existing practices for engagement of Indigenous peoples and local communities in ...
    • Guidelines for Implementing an Ecosystem Approach to Management of Arctic Marine Ecosystems 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Iqaluit declaration (2015) encouraged progress toward implementation of the ecosystem- based management recommendations approved by Ministers in Kiruna, and requested development of practical guidelines for an ...
    • Desktop Study on Marine Litter Including Microplastics in the Arctic 

      Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2019-03)
      The Desktop Study on Marine Litter including Microplastics in the Arctic (Phase I) project collected all relevant and existing literature and scientific studies on marine litter in the Arctic. The aim was to better understand ...