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Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

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. 

7 December 2018

Protecting the Arctic ecosystem as new ocean, blue economy emerge

Protecting the Arctic ecosystem as new ocean, blue economy emerge

Sustainability is the key to getting it right from the beginning.

26 November 2018

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

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

23 October 2018

Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

A landmark scientific report released today assesses the prospects for limiting global warming to 1.5°C and shows the critical need for urgent action.

7 October 2018

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Future Arctic leaders are gathering today at the Arctic Youth Summit in Rovaniemi, northern Finland.

5 October 2018

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

The WWF Arctic Programme is pleased to announce that Peter Winsor, PhD will be the programme's new director beginning October 1, 2018.

28 August 2018

Global Shipping Sector Steps Up, Sets Climate Targets And Bans Use Of Heavy Fuel Oil In Arctic

Global Shipping Sector Steps Up, Sets Climate Targets And Bans Use Of Heavy Fuel Oil In Arctic

The IMO agreed to ban heavy fuel oil in the Arctic, a region on the frontline of the impacts of climate change

13 April 2018

Arctic sea ice second lowest on record

Arctic sea ice second lowest on record

The National Snow and Ice Data Centre announced that the extent of the winter sea ice in the Arctic in 2017 is the second lowest ever recorded.

23 March 2018

Polar bear conservation progress just the tip of the iceberg: WWF scorecard

Polar bear conservation progress just the tip of the iceberg: WWF scorecard

A new report by WWF’s Arctic Programme finds that the five countries responsible for the conservation of polar bears need to do more to secure a healthy future for the species.

30 January 2018

WWF report recommends action to help walruses in a warming Arctic

WWF report recommends action to help walruses in a warming Arctic

The first circumpolar report on walrus conservation recommends research into the effects of industrial activities on the Arctic animals.

16 August 2017

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