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Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities

The first of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Improving Economic & Living Conditions for Arctic Communities”…
20 May 2015
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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
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Environment and Climate

he evidence of global warming is in no place more obvious than in the Arctic region. The Arctic has warmed rapidly during the last four decades.
13 May 2015
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Oceans

he Arctic Council is engaged in numerous projects; directly or indirectly concerning the Arctic Ocean:
13 May 2015
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Maps

Circumpolar maps for non-commercial use compiled by Winfried K. Dallmann of the Norwegian Polar Institute.
07 May 2015
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Task Forces of the Arctic Council

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015
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Task Forces of the Arctic Council (2)

In addition to the Working Groups there are also several Task Forces that operate within the framework of the Arctic Council. The Task Forces are appointed at the Ministe...
07 May 2015
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about the Arctic Council and Arctic Council website...
07 May 2015
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Engaging Youth: Future Arctic Leaders Meet in Ottawa

Future Arctic Leaders met in Ottawa, Canada, to discuss key economic, social and environmental issues in the Arctic...
30 Apr 2015
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The Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015

Young people of the Arctic region showed off their artistic talents in the Arctic Council’s Youth Art Contest 2015...
28 Apr 2015
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Photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting

Looking for photos from the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting? Visit our Flickr gallery for high-resolution images available for use with Creative Commons licensing.
25 Apr 2015
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Video interviews with outgoing and incoming SAO Chairs

On the eve of the Iqaluit Ministerial Meeting, current SAO Chair Vincent Rigby and incoming SAO Chair David Balton spoke about memories of the past two years and expectat...
22 Apr 2015
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Thematic articles highlighting Arctic Council accomplishments under the Canadian Chairmanship

This series of articles highlights some of the important initiatives undertaken during Canada's chairmanship...
21 Apr 2015
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Strengthening the Arctic Council

The Arctic is undergoing rapid changes and the Arctic Council is adapting to better address the opportunities and challenges that come with change.
21 Apr 2015
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Empowering the Cultures, Communities and Peoples of the Arctic

During Canada’s Chairmanship, much of the Arctic Council’s work focused on initiatives that support the well-being and prosperity of Arctic residents...
20 Apr 2015
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Responsible Economic and Resource Development in the Arctic

It is recognized that the economic potential of the Arctic is enormous, and its sustainable development is key to the region's resilience and prosperity...
17 Apr 2015
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Addressing Pollution in the Arctic: from knowledge to action

The Arctic Council has a long and rich history of scientific assessment work on pollution and climate change issues and was one of the first forums to recognize the impor...
16 Apr 2015
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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
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Safe Shipping and Marine Environmental Protection

The Arctic Council’s vision for the Arctic marine environment is one that is healthy, productive, and resilient, and that supports human well-being...
14 Apr 2015
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The Voice of Reindeer Herding Youth

The goal of the Arctic Council EALLIN project is to maintain and develop sustainable reindeer husbandry in the Arctic.
09 Apr 2015
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