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History of the Arctic Council Permanent Participants

The Permanent Participant (PP) organizations are a unique feature of the Arctic Council. They give indigenous peoples the opportunity to make valuable contributions to th...
28 Aug 2015
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Saami National Day Celebrations

The 6th of February is the Saami National Day which is celebrated in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, the four countries where the indigenous Saami people live today. ...
28 Aug 2015
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Linguistic Diversity

Language not only communicates, it defines culture, nature, history, humanity, and ancestry [1]. The indigenous languages of the Arctic have been formed and shaped in clo...
28 Aug 2015
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Community Based Monitoring

The peoples inhabiting the various regions of the Arctic spend vast amounts of time on the land and at sea. Drawing on personal experience, information shared with others...
28 Aug 2015
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ACAP work to be presented at GLACIER conference

The ACAP report, delivered in 2015, highlights national and regional recommendations for reducing black carbon emissions from residential wood stoves...
25 Aug 2015
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Arctic Marine Tourism Project taking shape

The Arctic Marine Tourism Project (AMTP) is part of a renewed effort by the Arctic Council to analyze and promote sustainable tourism across the circumpolar Arctic. The A...
19 Aug 2015
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Interview: Renée Sauvé, PAME Chair

Along with the incoming U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, many of the Arctic Council Working Groups (ACAP, AMAP, CAFF, EPPR, PAME and SDWG) have also welcomed new ...
13 Aug 2015
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Interview: Arni Thor Sigurdsson, SAO for Iceland

Read an interview with Arni Thor Sigurdsson, the recently-appointed Senior Arctic Official for Iceland…
13 Aug 2015
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Interview with Martin Forsius, AMAP Chair

Along with the incoming U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, all of the Arctic Council Working Groups (ACAP, AMAP, CAFF, EPPR, PAME and SDWG) have also welcomed new C...
13 Aug 2015
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Arctic Council recommends actions to reduce black carbon emissions from domestic wood-burning stoves

The Arctic Council has completed a study on how to reduce black carbon emissions from residential wood combustion in the Arctic. The study compiles information on wood bu...
10 Aug 2015
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New ACAP project on climate mitigation

The ACAP Working Group has approved (November 2012) a new project on Reduction of Black Carbon Emissions from Residential Wood Combustion. The ACAP project is co-lead by ...
07 Aug 2015
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First meeting of IPCAP

IPCAP PSG gathered for its first meeting on November 7 in Luleå, Sweden. Permanent participant organisations Aleut International Association (AIA), Russian Indigenous Peo...
07 Aug 2015
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Arctic States Release Statement to UNFCCC COP XIX

As the current Chair of the Arctic Council, Canada has the pleasure of making this statement on behalf of the Arctic Council States – Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland,...
22 Jul 2015
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Promoting Traditional Ways of Life of Arctic Indigenous Peoples

Traditional ways of life, including traditional practices, cultural skills, values, and spirituality, are vital to the health and wellbeing of Arctic indigenous peoples a...
21 Jul 2015
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SAO Chair David Balton visits Tromsø

The new Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials paid a visit to the Arctic Council Secretariat in Tromsø...
17 Jul 2015
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Environmental Provisions of Polar Code adopted

On 15 May, the environmental provisions of the Polar Code were adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)...
17 Jul 2015
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Arctic Ocean Safety, Security & Stewardship

The second of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Arctic Ocean Safety, Security and Stewardship”…
17 Jul 2015
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Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change

The last of three thematic pillars of the United States Chairmanship program is “Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change”…
16 Jul 2015
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Interview with Reidar Hindrum, CAFF Working Group Chair

Read an interview with Reidar Hindrum, the new chair of CAFF, the Arctic Council's biodiversity working group...
16 Jul 2015
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