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Making a difference for the ice edge
Norway's reputation as a sustainability leader is on the line
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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

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

We need to stop putting off difficult decisions

Canadian climate activist Emma Lim details the frustration youth feel in the face of constant delays on climate crisis action.

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Making a difference for the ice edge

Over 5 million people around the world are now questioning Norway’s reputation as a leader in sustainability. More than 1000 people acted to #SaveTheIceEdge on May 13, by tweeting messages at the Norwegian government to stop the expansion of oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean.

Published 21 May 2020


WWF launches twitter campaign to #SaveTheIceEdge

The future health of some polar bears and bowhead whales in the Barents Sea is being decided by Norway’s politicians before the end of the month. The Norwegian parliament will either follow the advice of scientists and protect a globally important area at the edge of Arctic sea ice or allow even more oil and gas development in the region.

Published 6 May 2020

From The Circle

Kicking up an Indigenous storm one pop culture reference at a time

When democratic means of achieving Indigenous rights prove futile time and again, what can be done? One group, tired of dealing with a seemingly rigged system, has turned to witty works of art and poignant pop culture references to unleash their Indigenous ire.