The Polar Bear Range States (Canada, Denmark (Greenland) Norway (Svalbard), Russia and the United States) all signed the Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears in 1973. In September 2015 a Circumpolar Action Plan regarding a Conservation Strategy for the Polar Bear was published. Besides up to date information about Polar Bears the document contains […]
The National Park Russian Arctic has, in cooperation with AECO, developed six new Russian site Guidelines for Franz Josef Land. At AECO’s Annual Meeting in Copenhagen in October AECO’s members decided to make these new site specific guidelines mandatory for all AECO operators. The guidelines will soon be made available on AECO’s webpage.
On April 6th and 7th 2016 AECO, in cooperation with Iceland’s Coastguard, is organizing a Joint Arctic Search and Rescue (SAR) Table Top Exercise (TTX) workshop which will take place in Reykjavik, Iceland. The TTX is initiated by AECO and co-hosted by Iceland’s Coastguard. AECO is also in dialogue with other partners from different Arctic […]