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How to reduce emissions of black carbon and methane in the Arctic

There is a need for improvements in monitoring, reporting and verification, but there is enough knowledge to act, strengthen existing measures and introduce new ones.
30 Oct 2020
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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: Interview with Inger Johanne Wiese, Chair of the Arctic Contaminants Action Program

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
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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
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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
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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