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Pacific Arctic Marine Fishes: an atlas and guide

The Arctic Council’s biodiversity Working Group, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), has released Pacific Arctic Marine Fishes, an atlas and guide to 101 s...
08 Jul 2016

CAFF Working Group meets in Kirkenes

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, met for their bi-annual meeting in Kirkenes, Norway from February 2-4...
19 Feb 2016

Biodiversity Indicators: Land Cover Change Index

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF)’s Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) is developing a suite of indicators to provide a better understandi...
14 Oct 2015

Biodiversity Indicators: Migratory Bird Index

In partnership with UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, the Zoological Society of London and WWF, CAFF’s CBMP is developing a report on the status and trends of 12...
28 Sep 2015

Introducing the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service

The goal of the Arctic Biodiversity Data Service is to facilitate access, integration, analysis and display of biodiversity information for scientists, practitioners, man...
24 Sep 2015

The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI)

The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI): protecting Arctic lifestyles and peoples through migratory bird conservation, is a Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (C...
14 Sep 2015

Arctic TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity)

The Arctic TEEB project is producing a Scoping Study that explores the possibilities of capturing the Arctic’s diverse values beyond today’s market mechanisms.
14 Sep 2015

Actions for Arctic Biodiversity released

Actions for Biodiversity 2013-2021: implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA), is the implementation plan for the Arctic Biodiversity A...
14 Sep 2015

Marine biodiversity

With a warming climate, marine biodiversity faces a number of challenges. In order to understand these changes in marine ecosystems, the Conservation of Arctic Flora and ...
01 Sep 2015

CBMP Freshwater Steering Group meets in Copenhagen

This week, the Freshwater Steering Group of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) meets in Copenhagen, Denmark…
18 May 2015

Protecting and Strengthening Arctic Species and Ecosystems

Protecting and strengthening the Arctic’s ecosystems has been a priority for the Council during Canada’s Chairmanship…
14 Apr 2015

Arctic Biodiversity Congress begins tomorrow

With more than 45 sessions covering diverse themes related to Arctic biodiversity, the Congress is expected to draw more than 400 participants to Trondheim, Norway...
01 Dec 2014

Marine invertebrates in the Arctic

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This ...
27 Nov 2014

Arctic shipping activity and coastal marine biodiversity

This article, which is focused on shipping activity and coastal marine biodiversity in the Arctic, is part of a series highlighting issues from the CAFF's landmark Arctic...
19 Nov 2014

Arctic tundra biome vulnerable to climate warming

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from working group CAFF’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This week focuses on Arctic vegetation.
02 Oct 2014

Sea ice and vegetation trends in the Arctic

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from working group CAFF’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This week focuses on the plant life and sea ice in...
25 Sep 2014

Freshwater and diadromous fishes in the Arctic ecosystem

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This ...
11 Sep 2014

The Arctic Species Trend Index

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This...
04 Sep 2014

Protected areas in the Arctic Region

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This...
21 Aug 2014

Migratory Birds - Connecting Continents

This article is part of a series highlighting issues from the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group’s landmark Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. This...
06 Aug 2014
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