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Contributing to prevention, preparedness and response to environmental and other emergencies, accidents and search and rescue

EPPR updates

As millions of acres burn in the Arctic, creating a common language around wildfire management is key

Record-setting wildfire seasons are becoming a new normal in the Arctic. While uncontrolled wildfires are devastating, could fire also be a tool for biodiversity and miti...
07 Sep 2020

Using data to improve oil spill response in the Arctic

The Arctic is undergoing rapid environmental and social changes. As human activity increases in the region, so does the risk of oil spills.
25 Aug 2020

Two EPPR Webinars Coming Up Next Week

EPPR is hosting webinars on COSRVA and Arctic Marine Risk Assessment next week.
24 Apr 2020
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Events

November
11 Nov-12 Nov 2020
SAO Executive Meeting Online / Reykjavik
17 Nov-19 Nov 2020
SAO Plenary Meeting Online / Reykjavik

2021

March
09 Mar 2021
SAO Executive Meeting Akureyri, Iceland
10 Mar-11 Mar 2021
SAO Plenary Meeting Akureyri, Iceland
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@EPPR_ARCTIC

  • Today, EPPR is conducting a joint Table-Top Exercise with the Arctic Coast Guard Forum on search and rescue & transition to oil spill response. Increased maritime activity in the #Arctic elevates the risk of maritime incidents and the need to plan and prepare for emergencies. https://t.co/RkJqIzqtUi October 27 10:51 am