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One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

No part of the world will be spared from the impacts of climate change as oceans warm and ice sheets and glaciers melt, causing rapid sea-level rise that could affect one billion people by 2...

25 September 2019

The meltdown we can’t afford

The meltdown we can’t afford

Next week’s release of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) coincides w...

20 September 2019

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Governments meet in Monaco over the next week to approve a scientific report outlining climate change impacts on the earth's oceans and snow and ice-covered places - or cryosphere - and...

17 September 2019

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Arctic Foreign Ministers meeting today did not release a Declaration because they could not agree to collective action on climate change.

7 May 2019

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

The next two years are extremely important for the global community’s ability to take important steps forward in the protection of biodiversity, the urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emis...

2 May 2019

Arctic states failing to protect nature from dangers of shipping

Arctic states failing to protect nature from dangers of shipping

Industrial pressures in the Arctic will only increase due to climate change

29 April 2019

Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development

Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development

Job opportunity with the WWF Arctic Programme

27 March 2019

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

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