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Oil Spill Response Challenges in Arctic Waters

Oil Spill Response Challenges in Arctic Waters

Arctic marine conditions contribute to an oil spill “response gap” that effectively limits the ability to clean up after an oil spill. A new report commissioned by WWF concludes that th...

1 January 2008

2 degrees is too much!: Evidence and implications of dangerous climate change in the Arctic

2 degrees is too much!: Evidence and implications of dangerous climate change in the Arctic

What would a full 2°C global rise mean for the Arctic? WWF research shows perennial Arctic ice is melting by nearly 10% a decade. It’s on course to disappear entirely by the end of the ce...

1 January 2005

The Barents Sea Ecoregion: A biodiversity assessment

The Barents Sea Ecoregion: A biodiversity assessment

The Biodiversity Assessment of the Barents Sea Ecoregion presents comprehensive information about organisms living in both the Russian and Norwegian part of the Barents Sea, including their ...

29 March 2004

10 principles for Arctic tourism

10 principles for Arctic tourism

WWF worked with tourism operators, government, researchers, conservation groups and communities from all over the Arctic to create the first arctic specific guidelines for tourism.

1 January 2001