Report of the IUCN/NRDC Workshop to Identify Areas of Ecological and Biological Significance or Vulnerability in the Arctic Marine Environment

April 25, 2011

Prepared by Lisa Speer and Thomas L. Laughlin, November 2-4, 2010. This report presents the findings of an international workshop held at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in November, 2010 to identify ecologically important and/or vulnerable areas in the Arctic marine environment that should be considered for protection as the ice melts and industrial activity surges in this fragile ocean.