- Methodology and status of development of ecological (quality) objectives for Arctic Large Marine Ecosystems
Institute of Marine Research, Nordnesgaten 50, Bergen, Norway 26-27 May 2015
List of participants - Final verison
Traditions of Respect (background document from Carolina Behe)
Tuesday 26 May
Welcome and introduction
- Hein Rune Skjoldal and Phil Mundy – “Ecological objectives: role in the ecosystem approach to management”
- Discussion of workshop objectives
Session 1 – Review of existing ecological objectives in national legislation and management systems
- Cathy Coon (BOEM, USA) & Phil Mundy (NOAA, USA) - "Objectives in US Federal and State of Alaska legislation and management"
- Cecilie von Quillefeldt (NPI, Norway) - "Ecological Objectives and Integrated Management Plans for Norwegian Seas"
- Bethany Schroeder (DFO, Canada) – “Using Ecological Targets to Inform Management Decisions in the Canadian Arctic"
Session 2 – Review of new developments of comprehensive sets of ecological objectives
- Hermanni Kaartokallio (Finnish Environment Institute) - "Ecologocal Objectives in EU MSFD and HELCOM"
14.15-15.15 Sessions 1 and 2
Summary discussion of the current situation and developments
Session 3 – Perspectives from Indigenous Peoples: values and objectives for use and management of living resources and nature
- Asta Balto – "Sámi Values & Traditional Knowledge"
- Moshi Kotierk (Government of Nunavut) – "Wildlife Management System in Nunavut"
- Lisa Loseto (DFO-Canada) – “Co-management perspectives from Arctic Canada: A beluga tale..."
Session 3 Cont’d
Discussion and conclusions
Session 4 – General discussion on next steps and conclusions and recommendations from the workshop
Conclusions and recommendations