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Introducing the new ACAP Chair: “The Arctic becomes a part of you”

Patrick Huber is a specialist in some of the planet’s most pressing challenges: environmental and energy issues. As the new Chair of the Arctic Contaminants Action Progra...
18 Aug 2021
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Green energy shift in the Arctic

Act short-term, gain long-term
10 May 2021
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The workhorses behind the success

The work of the Arctic Council is so intricately linked to its six Working Groups that it would be impossible to write about the Council’s accomplishments without referri...
10 May 2021
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Mercury and toxic cocktails affect the Arctic ecosystems, wildlife and human health – How to take action?

Tackling mercury pollution is a priority for the Arctic Contaminants Action Program Working Group. Why is it an issue in the Arctic?
23 Oct 2020
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Significant economic and environmental gains can be achieved by applying Best Available Technology in the oil sector in the Arctic

The Arctic Council’s Arctic Contaminant Action Program (ACAP) has completed a study on flaring of associated petroleum gas in the Russian Arctic. The report shows that si...
25 Jun 2020
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5 фактов, которые нужно знать о диоксинах, одних из самых токсичных соединений на Земле

Диоксины высоко токсичны. Они могут вызывать гормональные нарушения и множество других серьёзных проблем со здоровьем. К сожалению, все люди подвержены воздействию диокси...
15 May 2020

ACAP’s Green Meeting Policy

ACAP has recently decided to “green” its meetings.
13 Mar 2020
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Women of the Arctic Council: Inger Johanne Wiese, ACAP Chair

In honor of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we spoke with some of the women who work with the Arctic Council to learn more about them, what it means to be a woman i...
02 Mar 2020

Norway takes over chairmanship of the Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP)

Norway is taking over the chairmanship of Arctic Contaminant Action Programme (ACAP) from May 7, 2019.
05 Jun 2019

Community Solid Waste Management Resource Toolkit

The ACAP workshop Sharing Approaches on Community Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Within Arctic Indigenous Communities was held in Nome, Alaska, September 20- 22, 20...
03 Nov 2017

Expanding local environmental observation efforts in the Arctic

Arctic Council Working Group ACAP (Arctic Contaminants Action Program) is working to expand the local environmental observer network, currently operating in North America...
07 Feb 2017
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