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Arctic Council welcomes new SAOs from Russia and Sweden

The Arctic Council is pleased to announce the recent appointment of new Senior Arctic Officials from Sweden and from the Russian Federation.
15 Oct 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

2015 Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting Announced

Canada will host the 2015 Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in Iqaluit, Nunavut, on April 24-25.
18 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

Founding Meeting of the Arctic Economic Council Scheduled

The founding meeting of the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) will take place September 2nd and 3rd in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. The AEC will be an independent body, working ...
27 Aug 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

Arctic oases: The role of polynyas

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...
13 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

Interview with the Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials – Vincent Rigby

Chair of the Arctic Council’s Senior Arctic Officials, Vincent Rigby, recently discussed his new role and the road ahead to the 2015 Ministerial meeting with the Arctic C...
24 Jul 2014

Scientific Cooperation Task Force held its third meeting in Reykjavik

The Arctic Council’s Task Force for Enhancing Scientific Cooperation in the Arctic (SCTF) held its third meeting in Reykjavik on May 27-28, 2014. The meeting focused on ...
23 Jul 2014

Arctic Council establishes Facebook and Twitter presence

In taking steps towards enhancing the Arctic Council’s communications capacity, the Council has established profiles on Twitter and Facebook. The Arctic Council looks for...
17 Jul 2014

Ottawa hosts third session of Task Force on Arctic Marine Oil Pollution Prevention

When the Arctic Council’s Task Force on Arctic Marine Oil Pollution Prevention (TFOPP) met recently in Ottawa, it took important steps towards developing the Action Plan ...
10 Jul 2014

SDWG Held Workshop on Mental Wellness in Circumpolar Communities

The Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) held a successful workshop on the project “the Evidence Base for Promoting Mental Wellness and Resilience to Address Suic...
25 Jun 2014

CAFF and Arctic mapping organizations cooperate on Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure

The Arctic Council Working Group CAFF recently announced a major milestone in scientific cooperation in the Arctic – the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to guide...
18 Jun 2014

INTERVIEW: Co-chairs of the Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane

At the fourth meeting of the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane, the co-chairs of the task force emphasized the added value of the Task Fo...
12 Jun 2014

Helsinki hosts fourth meeting of the Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane

On 21-22 May, the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane met for the fourth time. The task force, which is co-chaired by Canada and Sweden, ha...
10 Jun 2014

New Executive Secretary for the Indigenous Peoples Secretariat

Elle Merete Omma has been elected as the next Executive Secretary for the Indigenous Peoples Secretariat (IPS). Ms. Omma will assume her full time duties at the IPS on Se...
29 May 2014

New Guidelines from PAME on Arctic Oil and Gas Safety Management

A new report from Working Group PAME provides guidance on options to promote improved safety culture and robust safety management systems in the Arctic offshore oil and g...
22 May 2014
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30 Nov-02 Dec 2021
SAO Executive and Plenary 2021 Salekhard, Russian Federation
31 Jan-03 Feb 2022
Arctic Frontiers 2022 Tromsø, Norway
31 Jan-04 Feb 2022
CAFF Board Meeting 2022 Kittilä, Finland
14 Feb-18 Feb 2022
PAME-I 2022 Stockholm, Sweden
26 Mar-01 Apr 2022
Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2022 Tromso, Norway
06 Jun-10 Jun 2022
EPPR-I 2022 Torshavn, Faroe Islands
21 Aug-26 Aug 2022
Cryosphere, Climate and Water in a Warming World Reykjavík, Iceland
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