Arctic Council

The leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation in the Arctic.

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Кто такой Арктический Совет?

Экспертные и целевые группы проводят дополнительную работу

Where we focus
A woman and child in the Arctic. Photo: iStock
Народы Арктики

The Arctic is home to almost four million people today – Indigenous people, more recent arrivals, hunters and herders living on the land, and city dwellers.

Eiders in flight. Photo: CAFF
Биоразнообразие

The Arctic is home to more than 21,000 known species of highly cold-adapted mammals, birds, fish, invertebrates, plants and fungi and microbes.

Wind power production in the Arctic. Photo: iStock
Климат

The temperatures in the Arctic continue to rise at more than twice the global annual average.

Sea ice in the Arctic.
Океан

The Arctic States hold a responsibility to safeguard the future development of the region and to develop models for stewardship of the marine environment.

A seal caught in a fishing net. Photo: iStock
Загрязнители

The Arctic environment carries the traces of human-induced pollution – from soot to plastics, from methane to pesticides.

An oil boom. Photo: iStock
ЧРЕЗВЫЧАЙНЫЕ СИТУАЦИИ

Harsh conditions and limited infrastructure in much of the Arctic increase risks and impacts and hinder response activities.

How we work

Чем занимается арктический совет

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Международное сотрудничество

Создание Арктического совета считалось важной вехой, усиливающей сотрудничество на циркумполярном севере.

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Арктические данные

В любой момент вспомогательные органы Совета - рабочие и экспертные группы - участвуют в реализации около 100 проектов и инициатив.

Arctic monitoring. Icon: Freepik/Flaticon
МОНИТОРИНГ

As the Arctic continues to experience a period of intense and accelerating change it has become increasingly important to have better information on the status and trends of the Arctic environment.

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Арктические оценки

Посредством постоянно растущего массива оценок, подготовленных его шестью рабочими группами, Арктический совет выступает в качестве посредника знаний и глобального защитника арктических тем.

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Политические рекомендации

Обширная база знаний, созданная рабочими группами Арктического совета и другими вспомогательными органами является основой политических рекомендаций для принятия обоснованных решений.

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