Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Arctic
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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 on basis of the Salekhard declaration and had two aims: • To undertake a scoping study which will collect and disseminate information on the expertise, existing and ongoing research and strategies/measures on adaptation to climate change in the Arctic. • To arrange an international expert/stakeholder workshop in which leading experts, policy makers, working group representatives and key stakeholders will meet and discuss relevant issues related to vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, preparing recommendations for potential future work related to the issue within the Arctic Council.
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