ARCTIC BIODIVERSITY CONGRESS: FIRST CALL FOR PROGRAM CONTENT

TRONDHEIM, NORWAY, DEC. 2-4, 2014

ORGANIZED BY THE CONSERVATION OF ARCTIC FLORA AND FAUNA WORKING GROUP OF THE ARCTIC COUNCIL

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity Working Group of the Arctic Council, is seeking individuals and organizations to provide presentations, organize sessions and submit posters that will encourage a dialogue on Arctic biodiversity among scientists, indigenous peoples, policy makers, government officials, northerners and industry representatives at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress.

Submit via the online submission system

The Arctic Biodiversity Congress will be held in Trondheim, Norway on December 2-4, 2014. The purpose of the Congress is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, government officials, indigenous peoples, industry and civil society. The Congress is also a key response to the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA).

Congress Themes:

  1. Climate change: Arctic biodiversity, resilience and adaptation
  2. Mainstreaming biodiversity: linking Arctic ecosystems to society
  3. Understanding cumulative effects and managing impacts on biodiversity

Learn more about the Arctic Biodiversity Congress program and register now.

PLEASE SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR SESSIONS, PRESENTATIONS OR POSTERS THAT ADDRESS AT LEAST ONE OF THE THREE THEMES BY APRIL 30, 2014

Thank you for your interest in participating in and contributing to the Arctic Biodiversity Congress!

Please contact  caff [AT] caff [DOT] is if you have any questions.


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