Arctic news and updates
Arctic Council nations join US in pledging bold climate action
An Arctic summit in Alaska has ended in a circumpolar call to cooperate on climate action.
Epic walrus gathering on again
On both sides of the Bering Strait, summer sea ice has once more dropped to a level that is driving ...
WWF: Climate and Conservation Action Needed from Arctic Political Meeting
WWF is calling for climate and conservation action to flow from the coming week’s visit to the ...
Opinion: The walrus in the room
US President Obama and Ministers from around the Arctic are meeting this week in Alaska to see ...
WWF and National Geographic Teaming Up in “Last Ice Area”
WWF and the National Geographic Society are teaming up to draw global awareness to one of the most ...
Polar bear patrol to make Greenland town safer
A polar bear patrol launches in Greenland.
Approval of Shell Drilling Permit Brings Renewed Risk to the Arctic
The United States government has given approval to Royal Dutch Shell to conduct exploratory ...
Fishing ban for central Arctic needs support beyond central Arctic
Arctic Council observer countries should be the first to join in a commercial fishing moratorium in ...
Russian ban on driftnet fishing a win for sea life, communities
The Russian government is banning a destructive fishing practice widely used to catch sockeye ...
WWF: United States government moves to reduce climate change threat to polar bears
A new polar bear conservation plan for the United States is moving in the right direction by ...
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