Arctic news and updates
WWF lists 20 chemicals to be added to the POPs treaty
WWF today released a list of 20 chemicals that it recommends be added to the Stockholm Convention ...
Greenland’s wildlife on thin ice
Polar bears, walruses, and narwhal and beluga whales in Greenland are under such pressure from ...
Antarctic glaciers in retreat from climate change
REUTERS - Most of the glaciers on the Antarctic peninsular are in headlong retreat because of ...
Arctic Refuge protection fight to continue
Oil and gas exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska moved a step closer ...
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 ...
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