Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN)

Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN)

Access documents from the Circumpolar Protected Areas, active from 1996-2010.

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Arctic Protected Areas Indicator Report 2017

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) and Protection of the Arctic Marine Environments (PAME) working groups of the Arctic Council developed this indicator report. It provides an overview of the status and trends of protected areas in the Arctic.

CAFF Expert Group Charters (CFG, CPAN and CBird)

Outlines the goals, objectives, and descriptions of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Expert Working Groups: CAFF's Flora Group (CFG), the Circumpolar Seabird Working Group (CBird), the Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN).

CPAN Strategy and Action Plan

This document will faciliatate the implementation of initiatives under the Circumpolar Portected Areas Network (CPAN) to establish an adequate and well managed network of protected areas that have a high probability of maintainng the dynmaic biodiversity of the Arctic region in perpetuity.

CPAN Progress Report 1997

The first progress report from the Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN).

CPAN Principles and Guidelines

Principles and guidelines to facilitate a common regional approach to area protection among the eight Arctic countries and to selecting and designing important sites within the Arctic.

CPAN Country Updates Report 2004

An update report describing actions taken by the CAFF countries to establish new protected areas since the publication of the 1997 CPAN Progress Report.

CPAN Charter

The CPAN Charter, idnetifying the goals, objectives and administration of CAFF's protected areas expert working group.

Gap Analysis in Support of CPAN: The Russian Arctic

This report is a technical account of a Gap Analysis Project conducted for the Russian Arctic in 1997-1999 in support of the Circumpolar Protected Areas Network (CPAN) of CAFF. It updates the status and spatial distribution of protected areas within the CAFF area of the Russian Federation and provides, in 22 GIs based maps and several data sets, a wealth of information relevant for present and future management decisions related to habitat conservation in the Russian Arctic.

Proposed Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1996

This report provides an overview of porposals made by CAFF countries for new and/or enlarged protected areas in the Arctic.

The State of Protected Areas in the Circumpolar Arctic 1994

An assessment on the status of protected areas in the Arctic, as of 1994.

Arctic Biodiversity Trends 2010: Indicator #21, Changes in Protected Areas

The status and trend of indicator species #21, changes in protected areas, in the Arctic Biodiversity Trend 2010 report.

National Principles and Mechanisms for Protected Areas in the Arctic Countires

This paper reviews the principles, mechanisms and criteria used by CAFF countries to establish protected areas.

Gaps in Habitat Protected in the Circumpolar Arctic: A Preliminary Analysis

This report compiles information on proposed protected areas and an analysis of gaps in the network of existing and proposed protected areas using Geographical Information System (GIS) techniques.

Values of Arctic Protected Areas: A Summary

Descriptions of the natural physical, natural ecological, economic, cultural, subsistence use, educations, landscape, societal, scientific and recreational values of Arctic protected areas.

Protected Areas of the Arctic: Conserving a Full Range of Values

A report discussing the multitude of values found in Arctic protected areas. It presents case studies that demonstrate how protected areas conserve such values.

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