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The Barents Euro-Arctic Cooperation's Webinar on Sustainable Shipping in the Arctic

The Barents Euro-Arctic Cooperation's Webinar on Sustainable Shipping in the Arctic

The Arctic Programme's Jan Dusik, Sustainable Development Lead, will take part in the panel Three Perspectives on Green Shipping.

13 October 2021

Noise pollution from Arctic shipping more than doubled in six years putting whales and other marine life at risk

Noise pollution from Arctic shipping more than doubled in six years putting whales and other marine life at risk

A new report shows that the amount of underwater noise in parts of the Arctic Ocean has doubled in just six years because of increased shipping traffic. The report was released by the Arctic...

26 May 2021

IMO must close loopholes to stop world’s dirtiest fuel  polluting Arctic waters

IMO must close loopholes to stop world’s dirtiest fuel polluting Arctic waters

Ottawa, Canada – Huge loopholes in a proposed international shipping agreement means vulnerable marine ecosystems and the livelihoods of Arctic peoples will continue to be threatened by sp...

15 October 2020

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

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

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

The amount of untreated grey water dumped in Canadian Arctic waters is projected to double by 2035 if left unregulated, this new report commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada shows.

15 August 2018

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted new voluntary measures this week aimed at protecting the Bering Strait and Sea from potentially devastating oil spills due to shipping a...

25 May 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

WWF urges leading shipping companies to move to LNG

WWF urges leading shipping companies to move to LNG

The use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will ensure sustainable economic development and environmental safety in the Russian Arctic, says WWF. The Northern Sea Route could become the world�...

6 December 2017

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