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Getting it right in a new ocean
Sustainability is the key to getting it right from the beginning.
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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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What's new

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Stories

Northern inspiration for action on climate change

How a diesel-powered community in the Arctic is shifting to renewable energy

Published 10 December 2018

NEWS

Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

A study released this week in the journal Nature found that that ice sheet covering most of Greenland is melting at an "exceptional" rate. 

Published 7 December 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.