The work of the council's working group known as the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), for instance, has provided documentation regarding the impacts of various pollutants on both human welfare and ecosystem health in the region.
What does AMAP stand for?
AMAP stands for Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme
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- Arctic Marine Animal Program
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- Association pour le Maintien d'une Agriculture Paysanne (French: Association for the Maintenance of Family Farming)
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Experts discussed their findings at the Arctic Council's Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) conference in Copenhagen.
The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme reports that Greenlanders, especially the indigenous Inuits, should consider changing their native diet, formerly seen as one of the world's healthiest.
For research purposes, the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) describes the Arctic as the area north of 60[degrees] north latitude, including Alaska north of the panhandle, Canada north of the southern shore of Hudson Bay, all of Greenland and Iceland, and the northern reaches of Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Russia (AMAP 2002a).
In 1991, the eight nations that make up the North Polar region (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, and the United States) created the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) to characterize the levels and effects of environmental contamination in the Arctic.