Arctic Marine Strategic Plan
Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME)
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The Arctic Marine Strategic Plan (AMSP) was endorsed by Arctic Council Ministers in November 2004. The Arctic Council's vision for the Arctic marine environment is: "A healthy and productive Arctic Ocean and coasts that support environmental, economic and sociocultural values for current and future generations." The goals of this Strategic Plan were as follows: • Reduce and prevent pollution in the Arctic marine environment • Conserve Arctic marine biodiversity and ecosystem functions • Promote the health and prosperity of all Arctic inhabitants • Advance sustainable Arctic marine resource use The environmental, economic and socio-cultural changes occurring in the Arctic today are primarily driven by two key factors: climate change and increasing economic activity. The 29 strategic actions in the AMSP were selected according to its goals, principles and approaches, taking into consideration the current and emerging situation affecting the Arctic marine environment, its ecological integrity and the social, cultural, economic and physical well-being of its peoples.
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Joint meeting of Arctic Council Working Groups ACAP, AMAP, CAFF, PAME. Summary report September 2015. Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP); Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP); Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF); Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (ACAP; AMAP; CAFF; PAME, 2015)"Four Arctic Council Working Groups (ACAP, AMAP, CAFF and PAME) met in Tromsø on September 16th to discuss cross-cutting activities. Approximately 192 people took part including representatives from Arctic states, Permanent ...
Arctic Council Task Force on Arctic Marine Cooperation (TFAMC) (Arctic Council Secretariat, 2017-05-11)The Task Force on Arctic Marine Cooperation was established by Arctic Council Ministers at their Iqaluit meeting in 2015. Having compared and contrasted the Arctic Council's approach to marine stewardship with regional ...
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.