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Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP)

An international network of scientists, governments, Indigenous organizations and conservation groups working to harmonize and integrate efforts to monitor the Arctic's living resources.

Objective

 This is a foundational program implementing CAFF’s mandate and ABA recommendations which is working to harmonize and integrate efforts to monitor the Arctic’s biodiversity.

Activities

  • Standardize and integrate efforts to monitor, collect and harmonize data and report on the status and condition of Arctic biodiversity, ecosystems and living resources
  • Implementation of the CBMP Strategic Plan for 2021-2025
  • Implementation of the Arctic Coastal, Marine, Freshwater, Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring Plans
  • Follow-up on the State of Arctic Freshwater, Terrestrial and, Marine State of the Arctic Biodiversity reports
  • Development of the Coastal Biodiversity Report
  • Ongoing development of the CBMP suite of headline indicators