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TFBCM Co-Chairs discuss progress

At its final meeting, the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane worked towards finalizing its deliverables for the 2015 Ministerial meeting.
12 Jan 2015
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Arctic Residents Cozy up During the Polar Night

One of the unusual features of life in the Arctic is the seasonal variation of sunlight. In November the days become shorter and shorter until the sunlight disappears and...
15 Dec 2014
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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
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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
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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 A...
19 Nov 2014
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Tromsø hosts 4th meeting of Scientific Cooperation Task Force

At the most recent meeting in Tromsø, the Task Force noted the positive and valuable work that has been done towards a possible memorandum of understanding...
12 Nov 2014
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Senior Arctic Officials met in Yellowknife, 22-23 October

October 23, 2014 - The Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials and Heads of Delegation of indigenous Permanent Participant organizations held their third meeting under Can...
23 Oct 2014
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SAOs to meet in Yellowknife October 22-23, 2014

At the meeting of Senior Arctic Officials in Yellowknife, delegations will take a comprehensive look at the ongoing work of the Arctic Council...
20 Oct 2014
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Open House Event on Traditional Knowledge

The Arctic Council and its Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG) will host a public event in Yellowknife on Monday, October 20, titled “Traditional Knowledge in ou...
19 Oct 2014
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Interview: Anna-Karin Eneström, new SAO for Sweden

Anna-Karin Eneström, the recently-appointed Senior Arctic Official for Sweden, spoke briefly to the ACS about her background and her thoughts on the work ahead of her.
17 Oct 2014
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Interview with co-chairs of Task Force on Oil Pollution Prevention

In a brief interview, Senior Arctic Officials from Norway and the Russian Federation comment on their countries’ work to prevent oil pollution in the Arctic marine enviro...
16 Oct 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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September
07 Sep-10 Sep 2020
EPPR Working Group meeting Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
16 Sep-18 Sep 2020
CAFF Board Meeting Online
22 Sep-23 Sep 2020
ACAP Working Group meeting Online / Oslo, Norway
22 Sep-24 Sep 2020
PAME II - 2020 Anchorage, Alaska, USA
22 Sep 2020
ACAP Workshop on Mercury Online / Oslo, Norway
October
01 Oct-02 Oct 2020
SAO Marine Mechanism (SMM) meeting (TBC) Reykjavik, Iceland
06 Oct-08 Oct 2020
AMAP 34th Working Group Meeting St. Petersburg, Russia
08 Oct-11 Oct 2020
Arctic Circle Assembly Reykjavik Iceland
26 Oct-27 Oct 2020
SDWG meeting Egilsstaðir, Iceland
28 Oct 2020
SAO Executive Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
29 Oct-30 Oct 2020
SAO Plenary Meeting (TBC) Egilsstaðir, Iceland
November
11 Nov-13 Nov 2020
CAFF Freshwater Steering Group Annual Meeting Oslo, Norway
17 Nov-19 Nov 2020
AMAP Human Health Expert Group Meeting Stockholm, Sweden
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