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Ökologisch nachhaltige Nutzung mit hohen Umweltstandards in der Arktis – Umweltleitlinien deutscher Arktispolitik

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Riedel, A., Bach, I., Abhold, K., Hoffmann, H., Stephen, K., Schopmans, H., 2020: Ökologisch nachhaltige Nutzung mit hohen Umweltstandards in der Arktis – Umweltleitlinien deutscher Arktispolitik. Abschlussbericht. Umweltbundesamt, Dessau-Roßlau.

The Arctic environment faces many influences that threaten its very existence: climate change and its impacts already present challenges for many ecosystems. Economic activities within the region, as fisheries, shipping, mining and transport of resources as well as tourism, add to the pressures on the environment. All states – including non-Arctic states – need to raise their ambitions for environmental protection in the Arctic to maintain its current situation.

This research report contains the results of the UBA-project "Environmental guidelines of a German Arctic policy". It highlights several starting points for the German environmental department to foster environmental protection in the Arctic, even from a non-Arctic state’s point of view. The report also describes the activities undertaken within the project to raise awareness with the general public on existing links between Germany and the Arctic. Those activities include inter alia an explanatory video and a public event.

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German
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Inga Bach, LLM
Katrina Abhold
Helene Hoffmann
Kathrin Stephen (Institut für angewandte Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (IASS), Potsdam)
Hendrik Schopmans (Institut für angewandte Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (IASS), Potsdam)
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40 pp.
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1862-4804
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Keywords
Arctic, Policy Guidelines, Arctic Policy, Environnmental Protection

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