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  • Arctic Telemedicine Project Final Report 

    Unknown author (Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, 2000-08)
    In order for arctic communities to provide adequate healthcare to its people, there must be a sustainable means of delivering this care at a distance. Telemedicine has been identified as the use of computers, telecommunication, ...
  • Women's Participation in Decision-making Processes in Arctic Fisheries Resource Management 

    ; Sloan, Lindis (Forlaget Nora, Kvinneuniversitetet i Nord, Website: http://www.kun.nl.no/, 2002)
    With fisheries in the Arctic as the area of research, the intent of this project was to do research on three levels of resource management. • Individual power – ownership and leadership in fisheries and fishery-related ...
  • Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North 

    Sloan, Lindis (Forlaget Nora, Kvinneuniversitetet i Nord. Website: http://www.kun.nl.no/, 2004)
    The “Women and Natural Resource Management in the Rural North” project gives an account of women’s relationship with several resource-based industries and industrial developments in the Arctic Region, with fieldwork reports ...
  • Capacity Building Overview of the Arctic Council 

    Lyen, Ron; Gregorich, Joan (Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group, 2004)
    This guide provides a handy reference to the work of the Arctic Council for the many groups and individuals living and working in the Arctic or interested in circumpolar affairs. It is also a useful tool for the Council ...
  • Arctic Marine Transport Workshop 

    Brigham, Lawson; Ellis, Ben (Institute of the North, U.S.; Arctic Research Commission; International Arctic Science Committee., 2004)
    Amid growing interest and concern over the rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic, experts in Arctic marine transport, international marine safety, as well as researchers of sea ice and climate change met at the ...
  • Arctic Human Development Report 

    Einarsson, Niels; Nymand Larsen, Joan; Nilsson, Annika; Young, Oran R. (Stefansson Arctic Institute, under the auspices of the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic COuncil 2002-2004, 2004)
    The goal of the Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), mandated in the 2002 Inari Declaration, is to provide “… a comprehensive knowledge base for the Arctic Council’s Sustainable Development Programme.” This report ...
  • Analysis of Arctic Children and Youth Health Indicators 

    Wigle, Don; Gilman, Andy; McAllister, Ken; Gibbons, Tracy (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2005-08)
    In 1998, the Sustainable Development Working Group, a working group of the Arctic Council, established the Future of Children and Youth of the Arctic Initiative to improve the health and well-being of children and youth ...
  • Final Report. Sustainable Model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART) 

    Sustainable Model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART) - project (State Provincial Office of Lapland and Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences, Finland., 2006)
    The purpose of the Sustainable model for Arctic Regional Tourism (SMART) – project was to assist the arctic tourism sector, mainly local small- to medium-sized tourism businesses (SMEs) and other local stakeholders to ...
  • International Circumpolar Surveillance (ICS): Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases 

    Parkinson, Alan; Cottle, Tammy (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2006)
    Human health is a critical component of any sustainable development program. Sustainable economic development is frequently accompanied by changes in a number of factors, which impact human health and promote the emergence ...
  • The Economy of the North 

    Glomsrød, Solveig; Aslaksen, Iulie (Statistics Norway, 2006)
    The objective of The Economy of the North is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous people. The report discusses the ...
  • The Economy of the North 2008 

    Glomsrød, Solveig; Aslaksen, Iulie (Statistics Norway, 2008)
    The objective of The Economy of the North 2008 is to present a comprehensive overview of the economy of the circumpolar Arctic, including the traditional production activities of the indigenous people. The report discusses ...
  • Proceedings of the Arctic Indigenous Languages Symposium 

    Unknown author (Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada, 2008)
    The symposium was significant for two reasons: it was the first time that there has been an Arctic Council symposium focusing on the importance of indigenous languages and their role in maintaining indigenous cultures and ...
  • Best Practices in Ecosystem-based Ocean management in the Arctic 

    Hoel, Alf Håkon (Norwegian Polar Institute, 2009)
    The objective of the project is to present the concepts and practices the Arctic countries have developed for the application of an ecosystembased approach to oceans management. By way of reviewing how countries actually ...
  • Arctic Human Health Initiative Report 

    Unknown author (Arctic CouncilSustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), 2009)
    The Arctic Human Health Initiative (AHHI) is an Arctic Council IPY [International Polar Year] initiative that aims to build and expand on existing Arctic Council and International Union for Circumpolar Health’s human health ...
  • Reindeer Herding, Traditional Knowledge, Adaptation to Climate Change and Loss of Grazing Land 

    Magga, Ole Henrik; Mathiesen, Svein D.; Corell, Robert W.; Oskal, Anders (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2009)
    The IPY EALÁT project (EALÁT: Reindeer herding, traditional knowledge, adaptation to climate change and loss of grazing land) was designed to gather information about the environmental changes which Arctic reindeer herders ...
  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Arctic 

    Njåstad, Birgit; Kelman, Ilan; Rosenberg, Stein (Norwegian Polar Institute, 2009)
    This document constitutes the final report of the Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group’s project on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Arctic (VACCA). The VACCA project was initiated ...
  • EALÁT. Reindeer Herders' Voice: Reindeer Herding, Traditional Knowledge and Adaptation to Climate Change and Loss of Grazing Land 

    Oskal, Anders; Turi, Johan Mathis; Mathiesen, Svein D.; Burgess, Philip (Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, 2009)
    This book is a two years middle term report from a Norwegian information project in the Arctic Council entitled EALÁT. The project is endorsed by the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) of the Arctic Council, with ...
  • Arctic Social Indicators - a follow-up to the Arctic Human Development Report 

    Nymand Larsen, Joan; Schweitzer, Peter; Fondahl, Gail (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2010)
    The Arctic Human Development Report (AHDR), published in 2004, offers a comprehensive overview of the state of human development in the Arctic at the beginning of the twenty-first century. As such, it constitutes a unique ...
  • The Arctic Energy Summit: The Arctic as an Emerging Energy Province. Final Report and Technical Proceedings 

    Hemsath, James R. (Arctic Council, U.S. Department of State, Institute of the North, 2010)
    The objective of the Arctic Energy Summit is to bring attention to the challenges of developing the various energy assets in the High North and, in this region of energy wealth, to discover ways in which to eliminate energy ...
  • Hope and Resilience. Suicide Prevention in the Arctic 

    Viskum Lytken Larsen, Christina; Pedersen, Cecilia Petrine; Berthelsen, Stina W.; Chew, Clara (Organizing Committee, 2010)
    The report is structured according to the different sections in the seminar [Hope and Resilience in Suicide Prevention]. Section I states the background of the seminar followed by Section II dedicated to the understanding ...