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EMB 4th Open Forum, Arctic 2050: Towards ecosystem-based management in a changing Arctic Ocean (12 Mar. 2014, Brussels, Belgium)

12
Mar
2014

The 4th MB Forum, Arctic 2050: Towards ecosystem-based management in a changing Arctic Ocean, will bring together Arctic stakeholders from multiple sectors (science, industry, policy & governance, NGO etc.) to:

  • Characterize current trends and patterns of change in Arctic Ocean ecosystems, including human activity;
  • Identify possible “2050” scenarios for Arctic Change and the corresponding implications for human health and well-being;
  • Highlight key research gaps, needs and challenges in support of understanding, mitigating against, or adapting to Arctic change;
  • Stimulate dialogue across sectors to aid common understanding, collaborative actions and sustainability targets;
  • Promote a vision for a sustainable ecosystem-based management of the Arctic Ocean by 2050.