Projects are at the heart of the Arctic Council's work. Working and Expert Groups - along with States, Permanent Participants and Observers - monitor and assess Arctic change, make recommendations and share key findings.

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Projects Working Groups Lead Status
Overview of Polar Code implementation PAME Norway On track
The Arctic Wildland Fire Ecology Mapping and Monitoring Project (ArcticFIRE) CAFF Gwich'in Council International On track
Arctic Shipping Status Reports PAME The United States On track
Arctic Demography Index SDWG CanadaNorwayThe Russian Federation On track
Sustainable Development Goals in the Arctic SDWG CanadaFinlandIceland On track
Digitalization of the Linguistic and Cultural Heritage of Indigenous Peoples of the Arctic SDWG NorwayThe Russian FederationRussian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North On track
Arctic Hydrogen Energy Applications and Demonstrations (AHEAD) SDWG NorwayThe Russian Federation On track
Biosecurity in the Arctic AMAPSDWG FinlandThe Russian Federation On track
Understanding climate change impacts on Arctic ecosystems and associated climate feedbacks CAFF On track
Mitigation of black carbon and methane emissions from APG flaring in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation ACAP The Russian Federation Completed
Community-based black carbon and public health assessment ACAP Aleut International AssociationThe United States On track
Circumpolar Oil Spill Response Viability Analysis (COSRVA) EPPR Norway On track
Circumpolar Wildland Fire EPPR Gwich'in Council International On track
Climate Issues: Cryosphere, meteorology, ecosystem impacts AMAP NorwaySwedenThe United States On track
Contaminant issues: POPs and mercury AMAP CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkSweden On track
Underwater noise in the Arctic PAME CanadaThe United States On track
Arctic Marine Tourism: Development in the Arctic and enabling real change PAME CanadaIceland On track
Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) of the Central Arctic Ocean PAME NorwayThe United States On track
One Health SDWG CanadaFinlandThe United States Completed
Gender Equality in the Arctic SDWG CanadaAleut International AssociationFinlandIcelandSwedenThe United StatesSaami Council Completed
Arctic Children: Preschool and School Education SDWG CanadaFinlandThe Russian FederationRussian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North Completed
Local 2 Global: Circumpolar collaboration for suicide prevention and mental wellness SDWG IcelandCanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkFinlandSwedenInuit Circumpolar CouncilSaami Council Delayed
Terrestrial Biodiversity Monitoring CAFF SwedenIcelandThe United States On track
Freshwater Biodiversity Monitoring CAFF CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkNorwaySweden On track
Marine Biodiversity Monitoring CAFF CanadaThe United StatesThe Kingdom of DenmarkIceland On track
Solid Waste Management in Small Arctic Communities SDWG CanadaAleut International AssociationFinlandThe United StatesSaami Council On track
Coastal Biodiversity Monitoring CAFF The Kingdom of DenmarkThe United States On track
Actions for Arctic Biodiversity 2013-2021 CAFF Sweden On track
Resilience and management of Arctic wetlands CAFF Sweden On track
Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Arctic Mining CAFF CanadaSwedenThe United States On track
Arctic Marine Microplastics and Litter AMAP CanadaNorway On track
Risk Assessment methods and metadata EPPR Norway On track
Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) SDWG CanadaIcelandThe Russian FederationThe United StatesGwich'in Council International Delayed
Arctic Biodiversity Data Service CAFF On track
Prevention, Preparedness and Response for small communities EPPR CanadaAleut International AssociationThe Kingdom of DenmarkNorwayThe United States On track
Arctic Sustainable Energy Futures Toolkit SDWG CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkGwich'in Council International Completed
Arctic Resilience Action Framework (ARAF) SDWG FinlandSwedenThe United States Completed
Good Practices for impact assessments and engagement SDWG CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkFinlandGwich'in Council International Completed
Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum PAME IcelandCanadaThe Russian FederationThe United States On track
Project CREATeS SDWG CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkFinlandInuit Circumpolar Council Completed
Indigenous Youth, Food Knowledge and Arctic Change (EALLU) II SDWG Arctic Athabaskan CouncilCanadaAleut International AssociationNorwayThe Russian FederationSaami Council Delayed
Blue Bioeconomy in the Arctic Region SDWG CanadaAleut International AssociationThe Kingdom of DenmarkIcelandNorwayThe United States Completed
Arctic Ship Traffic Data - ASTD PAME NorwayThe United States On track
Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter PAME CanadaAleut International AssociationThe Kingdom of DenmarkFinlandIcelandNorwaySwedenThe United States On track
Protection from Invasive Species CAFF The Kingdom of DenmarkNorwaySweden Awaiting Info
Circumpolar Oil Spill Response Viability Analysis Phase II (COSRVA II) EPPR Norway On track
Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) AMAP CanadaThe Kingdom of DenmarkFinlandIcelandNorwayThe Russian FederationSwedenThe United StatesInuit Circumpolar Council On track
Arctic Black Carbon Case Studies Platform ACAP The United States On track
Circumpolar Local Environmental Observer Network (CLEO) ACAP CanadaFinlandNorwaySwedenThe United States On track
The Tundra Project ACAP Completed
Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) CAFF The Kingdom of DenmarkThe United States On track
Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) CAFF CanadaNorwayThe Russian FederationThe United States On track