Arctic news and updates
Environmental Rules for Polar Shipping Veering Off Course
New rules to prevent pollution from shipping in polar waters are insufficient to protect threatened ...
US government conditionally approves Shell Arctic drilling despite risks
The US government has given conditional approval to Royal Dutch Shell to conduct exploratory ...
Sámi student activist recognized with top international youth conservation award
Svolvær, Norway: Swedish youth conservation leader and indigenous people’s advocate Isak Utsi has ...
Experienced researchers lost in Arctic
Two men from the Netherlands researching ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic are missing, ...
WWF sheds light on little-known Kara Sea polar bears
With shipping traffic is set to increase in Russia's North, WWF has set the foundation for a ...
WWF - Good Arctic Council plans need nations to step up
Arctic Council Ministerial statement offers some promise, some disappointment.
Arctic Climate Experts Show “Unravelling of the Arctic”
A group of Arctic experts gathered in Ottawa, Canada to highlight the impacts of climate change in ...
The Top Issues for Arctic Council Action
In April, the United States will assume the chairmanship of the Arctic Council. Here are some of ...
Drifting Barge Brings Arctic Council Opportunity
As an abandoned, fuel-laden barge crosses icy Arctic borders, WWF is calling on the Arctic Council ...
Shell steps closer to drilling in American Arctic this summer
A US government agency has reaffirmed exploratory drilling leases in the Chukchi Sea, taking Shell ...
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