Arctic news and updates
The Arctic is the chemical sink of the globe, says WWF
The Arctic and its wildlife are increasingly contaminated with chemicals and pollutants that were ...
Dangerous levels of climate change as early as 2026, warns WWF
A new study commissioned by WWF shows that dangerous levels of climate change could be reached in ...
2 degrees is too much!
WWF believes the global average temperature rise above pre-industrial levels should be kept well ...
Iceland to create giant national park
Iceland announces plans to create what could become Europe’s largest national park, protecting some ...
Baltic fish may be too toxic to be sold in the EU
Fish from some areas of the Baltic Sea are so contaminated that they may be too toxic for EU ...
Angler's paradise threatened by plans to dam Norway's last, great untouched river
Norway’s largest electricity company is set to destroy the country's last, great unprotected river ...
Arctic governments miss chance to show leadership on climate change
Arctic countries fail to show leadership following publication of the first full-scale climate ...
WWF opens office in Murmansk, North-East Russia
WWF’s conservation work in the Barents Sea was boosted this week with the official opening of a new ...
Report assesses impact of persistent toxic substances (PTS) on indigenous peoples of Russian North
New Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) and Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples ...
Cruise industry poses risk to arctic archipelago
A new WWF report reveals that Arctic tourism poses a serious risk to Norway's Svalbard archipelago.
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