Arctic news and updates
International Scientists Raise Red Flags over Arctic’s Future
Planetary warming of 2°C ups Arctic temperatures by 5°C and with that, global impacts
Declining ice pressures Arctic wildlife
The Arctic’s summer sea ice may already have hit a near-record low extent, putting pressure on the ...
Russia puts a hold on Arctic drilling
The Russian government announced today a temporary moratorium on new offshore oil and gas licenses ...
WWF highlights risks of climate change cruise in the Arctic
Voyage symbolises the risk of large scale cruise ships operating in the Arctic
Alarming erosion in Russian Arctic
An island in the Kara sea is melting into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.
Research puts little-known polar bear population on the map
A research expedition is casting light on the little-known polar bear population of Russia’s Kara ...
WWF celebrates as Shell to relinquish Canadian Arctic offshore oil permits
WWF welcomes Shell Canada’s decision announced today to relinquish offshore oil exploration permits ...
US and Nordics Advance Arctic Conservation Commitments
Meeting today in Washington, President Obama together with leaders of the Nordic countries of ...
Polar bear conflict at record high in Greenland
A year of record warm temperatures and lower than normal sea ice has led to more polar bears than ...
WWF launches new way to explore key part of Last Ice Area
WWF’s interactive map brings footage and data together to demonstrate the need to properly protect ...
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