Arctic news and updates
Global warming can spark mass species extinctions
The Earth could see massive waves of species extinctions around the world if global warming ...
WWF’s Arctic Tourism & Conservation Grant 2005 funds exhibition on marine environment
“Ocean Sounds”, a combination of tourism operator and research center in the Lofoten Islands in ...
No oil development in Lofoten and Vesterålen, pearls of the Barents Sea
WWF has welcomed Norway’s decision to continue a moratorium on oil development in two of the ...
Canada’s western Hudson Bay polar bear population in decline. Climate change to blame.
The polar bear population in Canada’s western Hudson Bay has declined from around 1,200 bears in ...
NASA study links "smog" to arctic warming
NASA scientists have found that a major form of global air pollution involved in summertime "smog" ...
Climate impact in the Bering Sea
A US study conducted by the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Northern Canada and Alaska listed as extinction risk “hotspot”
The caribou and musk ox of northern Canada and Alaska have been listed as species with the highest ...
Potentially largest oil spill in Alaska North Slope history
According to Defenders of Wildlife, a US NGO, an oil spill in Alaska's North Slope could be the ...
Greenland’s glaciers are moving faster
The amount of ice that Greenland's glaciers dump into the Atlantic Ocean has almost doubled in the ...
US may declare polar bear “threatened”
The US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it is opening the formal process to list polar ...
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