Projects

Below are recent projects, along with Eamer Science & Communications teams assigned to them.

2019

Wildlife Conservation and Management Plan for the Yukon North Slope, for the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope). In Progress. Lead: Joan Eamer

2018

Annual Report of the Committees established under Sections 11–14 of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement and the Joint Secretariat for the 2017/2018 fiscal year. Substantive editing and formatting on behalf of the Joint Secretariat, Inuvik, NWT. Lead: Claire Eamer.

Selkirk First Nation Traditional Use Study 2017. Substantive editing and formatting of a major study, led by North\West Resources Consulting Group, Whitehorse, Yukon. Lead: Claire Eamer.

2017

Summary graphics and posters for meetings and consultation sessions, for a Yukon First Nation, 2017. Preparation of a series of posters and a library of graphics summarizing the results of a survey of living conditions. Lead: Joan Eamer.

Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope) Term Report: April 1, 2014 – March 31 2017, (2017). Report summarizing recent research and ecological management in the Yukon North Slope undertaken or funded by WMAC(NS) under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement. Written and prepared on behalf of WMAC(NS). Team: Claire Eamer (lead); Patrick Daley (writer).

2016

Arctic biodiversity principles and their application in mainstreaming biodiversity. 2016. Phase 1: Background and options paper. Scoping project for Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group of the Arctic Council, producing a report and presentation with key findings and recommendations. Team: Joan Eamer (lead); Claire Eamer (interviews with practitioners); Megan Osmond-Jones (research assistant). Available on CAFF’s website.

Global assessment of large marine ecosystems. 2016. Assessment report and summary for policy makers. Part of the United Nations/Global Environment Facility Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme. Team: Joan Eamer edited the multi-author assessment report and co-authored the status and trends report; Kelly Badger prepared maps and graphics. Available on the TWAP website.

2015

Life Linked to Tundra; Life Linked to Ponds; Life Linked to Spring. 2015. Youth communication materials (children’s pocket ecosystem guides and instructors’ manuals) based on the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. For CAFF, a working group of Arctic Council. Team: Claire Eamer (project lead, senior writer); Megan Osmond-Jones (researcher, junior writer); Kelly Badger (graphic designer). Available
on CAFF’s website.

Waste Crime – Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge. 2015. A UNEP Rapid Response Assessment. Lead: Claire Eamer (substantive editor, copy editor). Available on UNEP’s website.

Frozen Heat: A Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates. 2015. Two-volume report on the science and energy potential of gas hydrates, along with a summary report for policy makers. UNEP/GRID-Arendal, Marine Programme. Team: Claire Eamer (science writer, substantive editor); Patrick Daley (editorial assistant, reference editor); Joan Eamer (editorial consultant). Available on GRID-Arendal’s website.

Canadian Arctic and Taiga Ecozone Status and Trends reports. Canadian Councils of Resource Ministers, 2012-2015. Team: Joan Eamer (author or science writer for arctic and taiga ecozone reports and on co-author of the report on northern caribou); Megan Osmond-Jones (research and editorial assistant). Reports available from the federal government biodiversity Available on the Government of Canada’s biodiversity website.

2014

Yukon Health and Wellness in a Changing Climate. 2014. Internal report for the Yukon Climate Change Coalition. Team: Claire Eamer (science writer, substantive editor) and Patrick Daley (substantive editor).

Yukon Thinhorn Sheep: Horn Growth, Genetics and Climate Change. 2014. Environment Yukon. Lead: Claire Eamer (science writer). Available on Environment Yukon’s website.

2013

Life Linked to Ice: A Guide to Sea-Ice-Associated Biodiversity in This Time of Rapid Change. Report prepared for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) working group of Arctic Council, 2013. Team: Joan Eamer (lead author, editor, and graphics designer); Megan Osmond-Jones (research and editorial assistance); Claire Eamer (copy editor). Available on CAFF’s website.

Russian Arctic Protected Area Network Assessment. 2013. Our task was to restructure and copy-edit this report, which was translated from the Russian, for the WWF Global Arctic Programme. Team: Joan Eamer and Nick Osmond-Jones.

Pacific Marine Minerals and Deep Sea Mining Assessment. 2013. Multi-volume report on the science and economic potential of marine minerals. UNEP/GRID-Arendal, Marine Programme. Team: Claire Eamer and Patrick Daley, technical editors. Available on GRID-Arendal’s website.

Rapid Change in the Arctic, UNEP Yearbook 2013 emerging issues chapter, released at the UNEP Governing Council meeting, February 2013. Joan Eamer was part of the author team. Available on UNEP’s website.

2012

CircumArctic Rangifer Monitoring and Assessment (CARMA) Network. A network of researchers, managers, and community leaders working on caribou and wild reindeer populations around the Arctic. Team: Joan Eamer (various communications and planning tasks; co-editor of proceedings of a 2012 workshop); Megan Osmond-Jones (developer of CARMA database of publications and reports).

Arctic Species Trend Index, 2012. Technical reports on Arctic marine species trends and on results of species spatial analyses, plus a findings report based on the two technical reports. For the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna working group of Arctic Council with the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program and the Zoological Society of London. Team: Joan Eamer (science writer for key findings report and editor of technical reports). Available on the CAFF website.

Why Value the Oceans? A Discussion Paper, 2012. Prepared by UNEP/GRID-Arendal and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions in collaboration with the UNEP TEEB Office and the UNEP Regional Seas Programme. Team: Joan Eamer, Claire Eamer (science writers, substantive editors). Available on GRID-Arendal’s website.

Clean Energy, Analysis of Options for Many Strong Voices, an alliance of Arctic and Small Island Developing States, 2012. Lead: Joan Eamer (interviews, background research, report, and briefing materials).

2011

Yukon Water: An Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerabilities. 2011. Government of Yukon. Lead: Claire Eamer (consultant, science writer, editor). Available on Environment Yukon’s website.