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Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, References

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, References

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Preface

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Preface

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Knowledge gaps

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis,chapter 6, Knowledge gaps

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Introduction

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, chapter 3, Introduction

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Human use of wildlife through time

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, chapter 3: Human use of wildlife through time

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Foreword

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Foreword

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, Characteristics of Arctic biodiversity

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis, chapter 2, Characteristics of Arctic Biodiversity.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 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 Ecological Knowledge, on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Synthesis. A stand alone synthesis document summarizing the characteristcs of Arctic biodiversity, human use of wildlife over time, status and trends in Arctic biodiversity, stressors and their alleviation, knowledge gaps and suggested conservation and research priorities. 

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑑᑎᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᓇᐃᓈᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᕙᒃᑐᓄᑦ

ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒥ ᐆᒪᔪᐃᑦ  ᐊᔾᔨᒌᖏᑦᑑᑎᑦ ᖃᓄᐃᓕᖓᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᒃ  ᖃᐅᔨᓴᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᑐᑭᓕᐅᕈᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ  ᓇᐃᓈᖅᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᐊᒐᓕᐅᖅᑎᐅᕙᒃᑐᓄᑦ

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Inuktitut). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.

Оценка биоразнообразия в Арктике Резюме для политического руководства

Оценка биоразнообразия в Арктике Резюме для политического руководства

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (Russian). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (English)

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Report for Policy Makers (English). Find the nine key findings and 17 recommendations CAFF makes to the Arctic Council.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Preface by CAFF and Steering Committee Chairmen

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Preface by CAFF and Steering Committee Chairmen

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Foreword by the chief scientist

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Foreword by the chief scientist

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Introduction

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Introduction

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 20, Linguistic Diversity

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 20, Linguistic Diversity

How to Include Community Based Monitoring and Traditional Knowledge into the SAON Process- a Proposal on Ways Forward

Proposals from the Sustaining Arctic Observing Network (SAON) Steering Group on how to incorporate community based monitoring and traditional knowledge into the SAON process.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 19, Disturbance, Feedbacks and Conservation

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 19, Disturbance, Feedbacks and Conservation

CPAN Strategy and Action Plan

This document will faciliatate the implementation of initiatives under the Circumpolar Portected Areas Network (CPAN) to establish an adequate and well managed network of protected areas that have a high probability of maintainng the dynmaic biodiversity of the Arctic region in perpetuity.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 18, Provisioning and Cultural Services

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 18, Provisioning and Cultural Services

CPAN Progress Report 1997

The first progress report from the Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN).

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 17, Genetics

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 17, Genetics

CPAN Principles and Guidelines

Principles and guidelines to facilitate a common regional approach to area protection among the eight Arctic countries and to selecting and designing important sites within the Arctic.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 16, Invasive Species: Human-Induced

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 16, Invasive Species: Human-Induced

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 15, Parasites

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 15, Parasites

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 14, Marine Ecosystems

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 14, Marine Ecosystems

CPAN Country Updates Report 2004

An update report describing actions taken by the CAFF countries to establish new protected areas since the publication of the 1997 CPAN Progress Report.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 13, Freshwater Ecosystems

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 13, Freshwater Ecosystems

CPAN Charter

The CPAN Charter, idnetifying the goals, objectives and administration of CAFF's protected areas expert working group.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 12, Terrestrial Ecosystems

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 12, Terrestrial Ecosystems

CFG Progress Report 2006


A report to the CAFF Board on the progress of CFG activities during 2006.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 11, Microorganisms

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 11, Microorganisms

CFG Progress Report 2003

A report to the CAFF Board detailing the progress of CFG activities during 2003. 

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 10, Fungi

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 10, Fungi

CFG Progress Report 2002

A report to the CAFF Board detailing progress on CFG activities during 2002.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 9, Plants

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 9, Plants

CFG Progress Report 2005

A progress report for the CAFF Board summarizing CFG's 2005 activities.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 8, Marine Invertebrates

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 8, Marine Invertebrates

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 7, Terrestrial and Freshwater Invertebrates

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 7, Terrestrial and Freshwater Invertebrates

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 6, Fishes

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 6, Fishes

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 5, Amphibians and Reptiles

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 5, Amphibians and Reptiles

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 4, Birds

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 4, Birds

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 3, Mammals

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 3, Mammals

CBird Progress Report VIII: Anchorage, U.S.A.: January 14-18, 2002

The proceedings from the eighth CBird meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 2, Species Diversity in the Arctic

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 2, Species Diversity in the Arctic

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 1, Synthesis

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment 2013: Chapter 1, Synthesis: implications for conservation

CBird Bulletin #2

The CBird newsletter, a tool for exchanging seabird information and publishing summaries of CBird activities.

Arctic Flora and Fauna: Status and Conservation

This is the first truely circumpolar overview of Arctic biodiversity and provides a clear understanding of the importance of the Earth's largest ecoregion and its status in the face of a rapidly changing world.

Understanding Biodiversity Changes and Causes, Synergies in Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Research and Monitoring: Joint Workshop TEMG, INTERACT, IASC: Hvalso, Denmark: October 12, 2011

The overall goal of the workshop was to identify possible synergies between organisations and networks working with Arctic terrestrial biodiversity, and to agree on common actions to improve the collaboration and communication (see appendix 1 and 2 for further information about agenda and participants).

Gap Analysis in Support of CPAN: The Russian Arctic

This report is a technical account of a Gap Analysis Project conducted for the Russian Arctic in 1997-1999 in support of the Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN) of CAFF. It updates the status and spatial distribution of protected areas within the CAFF area of the Russian Federation and provides, in 22 GIs based maps and several data sets, a wealth of information relevant for present and future management decisions related to habitat conservation in the Russian Arctic.

Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group (TEMG): Designing an Arctic Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plan Workshop: Hvalso, Denmark: October 11-13, 2011

Proceedings of the first Terrestrial Expert Monitoring Group workshop to develop a multidisciplinary, integrated, pan-Arctic, long-term terrestrial biodiversity monitoring plan. 

Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1996

This report provides an overview of porposals made by CAFF countries for new and/or enlarged protected areas in the Arctic.

The State of Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1994

An assessment on the status of protected areas in the Arctic, as of 1994.

Circumpolar Protected Areas Monitoring Workshop Report: Gridwood, U.S.A.: March 28-30, 2011

The goal of the workshop was (i) for selected protected area experts and practitioners to discuss relevant arctic protected areas issues and opportunities for coordinated approaches to biodiversity monitoring, (2) to review the provide opportunity for all Arctic Council country and permanent participants to share key monitoring considerations for the group to address; (3)and provide direction and enhancements to the draft protected area discussion paper in preparation for the development of an arctic protected area monitoring framework.

Atlas of Rare Endemic Vascular plants of the Arctic

This documents the vascular flora of the Arctic to identify rare taxa endemic to the region, establish an annotated list of these taxa, and determine the level of protection currently afforded these plants.

The Development of A Pan-Arctic Monitoring Plan for Polar Bears: Edmonton, Canada: February 19-21, 2011

Twenty-two scientists, managers and community experts from the five Arctic polar bear nations, met in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to help develop a pan-Arctic monitoring plan for polar bears as part of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF). 

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Selected Indicators of Change

For this report, twenty-two indicators were selected to provide a snapshot of the trends being observed in Arctic biodiversity today.

Freshwater Expert Monitoring Group (FEMG) Workshop: Uppsala, Sweden: November 22-25, 2010

A summary of the outcomes of the first international meeting of the Freshwater Expert Monitoring Group (FEMG) of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Montioring Program (CBMP).

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: References


The references for the Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Selected indicators of Change report.

CFG First International Workshop: Uppsala, Sweden: March 27-29, 2001

A compilation of abstractis, charter and recommendations presented at the CFG First International Workshop: Uppsala, Sweden: March 27-29, 2001.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Summary Booklet


A twelve page summary booklet highlighting the key findings and emerging issues and challenges as featured in the full report.

Available in:

Danish
Finnish
German
Greenlandic
Icelandic
Norwegian
Russian
Swedish

CFG Fourth International Workshop: Tórhsavn, Faroe Islands: May 15-18, 2007

A compilation of abstracts presented at the meeting on topics including the Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM), database generation, GLORIA, and the CircumArctic Vegetation Map (CAVM).

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Presentation


A presentation on the Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Selected Indicators of Change report.

CFG-CBVM International Meeting: Uppsala, Sweden: April 1-3, 2009

A compilation of abstracts presented at the meeting on topics including the Circumboreal Vegetation Mapping (CBVM) project, Red Lists, and database development.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #22, Linguistic Diversity

The status and trend of indicator species #22, linguistic diversity, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

CFG-CBVM Fifth International Workshop Proceedings: Helsinki, Finland: November 3-6, 2008

A compilation of abstracts, charter and recommendations on the Circumboreal Vegetation Map (CBVM).

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #21, Changes in Protected Areas

The status and trend of indicator species #21, changes in protected areas, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

CBMP Coordination Meeting: Akureyri, Iceland: April 11-12, 2002

A meeting to discuss the implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Montioring Program (CBMP, intended to detect changes in the natural environment, provide an early warning system, contribute to development and evaluation of national monitoring plans; and provide for timely and cost-effective sharing of information to Arctic and non-Arctic users.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #20,  Changes in Harvest

The status and trend of indicator species #20, changes in harvest, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

CAFF/AMAP Workshop on Climate Change: Rovaniemi, Finland: March 24-25, 1998

CAFF/AMAP Workshop on Climate Change: Rovaniemi, Finland: March 24-25, 1998 was held so that the two programs could jointly discuss the potential impacts of climate change on the Arctic and provide holistic recommendations to the Arctic Council.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #19, Seabird Harvest

The status and trend of indicator species #19, seabird harvest, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

CAFF/AMAP Workshop on a Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program: Reykjavik, Iceland: February 7-9, 2000

CAFF/AMAP Workshop on a Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program: Reykjavik, Iceland: February 7-9, 2000 was held to advance work on biodiversity and climate change montioring in the circumpolar Arctic.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #18, Reindeer Herding

The status and trend of indicator species #18, reindeer herding, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

A Strategy for Coordination of Monitoring Activities Between CAFF and AMAP


A document designed to coordinate monitoring activities of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP), as both working groups of the Arctic Council have vested interests in the biological effects of various impact factos including climate change.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #17, Impacts of Human Activities on Benthic Habitat

The status and trend of indicator species #17, impacts of human activities on benthic habitat, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

Strategic Plan for the Conservation of Arctic Biological Diversity

A planning document that identifies five priority objectives to give the Cooperative Strategic for the Conservation of Biological Diversity in the Arctic Region (1997) effect.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #16, Changing Distribution of Marine Fish

The status and trend of indicator species #16, changing distributions of marine fish, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

Seabird Information Network: Concept Paper

Proposes objectives, means, details of data ownership, and initial analytical tools of sharing seabird information across the Arctic on the internet to improve conservation efforts by providing a tool to analize seabird status and trends information on a circumpolar scale.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #15, Effects of Decreased Freshwater Ice Cover Duration on Biodiversity

The status and trend of indicator species #15, effects of decreased freshwater ice cover duration on biodiversity, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

International Murre Conservation Strategy and Action Plan

A report that aims to facilitate circumpolar implementation of initiatives to conserve, protect and restore murre populations in the Arctic.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #14, Arctic Peatlands

The status and trend of indicator species #14, Arctic peatlands, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

International Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan

An Internaitonal Ivory Gull Conservation Strategy and Action Plan developed to gain more insight into how this under-studied bird responds to increasing threats from disappearance of sea ice habitat, natural resource exploration and increased contaminant loads and to facilitate circumpolar implementation of initiatives to conserve and protect the Ivory Gull in the circumpolar Arctic.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #13, Appearing and Disappearing Lakes in the Arctic and their Impacts on Biodiversity

The status and trend of indicator species #13, appearing and disappearing lakes in the Arctic and their impacts on biodiversity, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

A Strategy for Developing Indices and Indicators to Track Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity

A strategy for developing indices and indicators for monitoring Arctic biodiversity in the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP). Targeted and consistent reporting will help meet the program's information and communication needs.  

Available in Russian / на русском языке

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #12, Reproductive Phenology in Terrestrial Ecosystems

The status and trend of indicator species #12, reproductive phenology in terrestrial ecosystem, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD): A Foundation for Pan-Arctic biodiversity Studies Concept Paper

The concept paper behind the International Arctic Vegetation Database (IAVD), and international project to produce a complete database on vascular plants, bryophytes and liches that exist in the Arctic.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #11, Greening of the Arctic

The status and trend of indicator species #11, greening of the Arctic, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

Global Flyway Scale Monitoring and Conservation Programs for Migratory Waterbirds of the Arctic

Highlights potential cooperative actions between CAFF and Wetlands international with a focus on inclusion of Wetland International's global and flyway initiatives in the Circumpolar Biodiversity monitoring Program (CBMP).

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #10, Arctic Sea Ice Ecosystems

>The status and trend of indicator species #10, Arctic sea-ice ecosystems, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan

Drastic decline in eider populations, combined with their circumpolar distribution, increased hunting pressures and cultural significance led CBird to develop a Circumpolar Eider Conservation Strategy and Action Plan to facilitate circumpolar efforts to conserve, protect and restore eider populations.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #09 Arctic Genetic Diversity

The status and trend of indicator species #9, Arctic genetic diversity, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

ECORA: Lessons Learned

Lessons learned from the ECORA project, acase study to adopt and implement integrated ecosystem management strategies and action plans in three Model Areas representing different ecosystems and anthropogenic pressures in Russia.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #08, The Arctic Species Trend Index

The status and trend of indicator species #8, The Arctic Species Trend Index.

ECORA: An Integrated Ecosystems Management Approach to Conserve Biodiversity and Minimise Habitat Fragmentation in Three Selected Model Areas in the Russian Arctic

The ECORA project aimed to secure the integrity of some of the world’s last remaining pristine areas and support the livelihoods of indigenous and local peoples. The development objective of the project was the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the Russian Arctic. The immediate objective was the adoption and initial implementation of integrated ecosystem management strategies and action plans in three Model Areas representing different ecosystems and anthropogenic pressures.

Available in Russian/на русском языке


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