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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

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

Protection of the central Arctic Ocean should provide a model for future agreements

Protection of the central Arctic Ocean should provide a model for future agreements

An agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean has been reached by several Arctic and non-Arctic nations.

6 December 2017

An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq

An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq

The Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an Inuit-identified, Inuit-managed protected area in the ecologically and culturally significant ar...

23 November 2017

WWF Public Statement - Arctic Council 2017 Fairbanks Ministerial Meeting

WWF Public Statement - Arctic Council 2017 Fairbanks Ministerial Meeting

As the only circumpolar environmental NGO with observer status at the Arctic Council, WWF believes the Arctic Council member states must take bold new steps to meet the climate and developme...

1 May 2017

US and Nordics Advance Arctic Conservation Commitments

US and Nordics Advance Arctic Conservation Commitments

Meeting in Washington, the United States together with leaders of the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland Norway, and Sweden made some important commitments to Arctic conservation....

13 May 2016

Arctic Nations commit to international plan for polar bears

Arctic Nations commit to international plan for polar bears

All five states with polar bear populations have committed to the first-ever circumpolar action plan to protect and manage the bears and their habitat.

2 September 2015

Opinion: The walrus in the room

Opinion: The walrus in the room

There is no doubt that the United States government has lit a fire under efforts to more meaningfully address climate change, both inside and outside the Arctic.

25 August 2015

Leaders commit to conservation measures at Polar Bear Forum

Leaders commit to conservation measures at Polar Bear Forum

Ministers and other national representatives made commitments today at the International Forum on Polar Bear Conservation that will help polar bears persist across their Arctic range.

4 December 2013

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