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Hunting for ghost gear
When fishing boats head back to shore, the catching continues.
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The Arctic

Consisting of deep ocean covered by drifting pack ice and surrounded by continents and archipelagos around the Earth's North Pole, the Arctic is the planet's largest and least fragmented inhabited region.

Why the Arctic matters

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Home to millions
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Warming faster than anywhere else in the world
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Global interest is growing as ice melts
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Eight countries, global significance
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Vast resources are becoming available

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Hunting for ghost gear

When fishing boats head back to shore, the catching continues.

Published 13 November 2018

NEWS

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Speed controls on ships, determined and implemented by the IMO, would have multiple benefits.

Published 23 October 2018

From The Circle

Infographic: Underwater noise

Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet. Until recently, the Arctic Ocean was a natural “acoustic refuge” for marine animals because it was covered in thick ice for much of the year.