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CAVIAR: Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regions

imageCAVIAR - Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in the Arctic Regions

The Arctic is experiencing rapid changes in environmental, societal and economic conditions. The particular conditions to which communities are sensitive are not well documented, nor have the conditions that might facilitate or constrain the adaptive capacity in the face of interacting climate and socioeconomic changes been substantiated. Insights into the particular vulnerabilities of Arctic communities have not been compared across the Arctic countries. Nor are these studies well connected to policy development. With CAVIAR we will gain a deeper understanding of the particular socioeconomic, climatic and environmental conditions to which Arctic communities are sensitive