Arctic news and updates
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 ...
WWF fears future disaster in arctic waters
As the debate continues on whether Norway should allow the development of oil and gas resources in ...
Mackenzie Gas Project hearings welcomed
Environmental and social justice groups in Canada are welcoming the start of National Energy Board ...
A disaster waiting to happen: Preparing for oil spills in Norway’s arctic waters
Concerns about high oil prices and instability in the Middle East have meant that the Arctic has ...
Frozen food companies alleged buyers of illegally caught fish
Illegal fishing threatens cod stocks in the Barents Sea and new evidence suggests that the ...
Victory for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The vote in yesterday's US Senate not to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska is ...
WWF-Russia conservationist recognised
Viktor Nikiforov, regional programme director, WWF-Russia is a winner of the 2005 WWF International ...
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