A new Arctic needs new rules. As climate change causes the Arctic's ice to melt and new areas to open up, the region is facing unprecedented changes and serious threats.
Protecting the Arctic ecosystem as new ocean, blue economy emerge
Sustainability is the key to getting it right from the beginning.Read more
Why it matters
The ecosystems of the Arctic transcend political boundaries, making collaboration among Arctic states essential. The need to work together is intensified by the sparse population and limited resources of the region.
Who plays a role in the future of the Arctic?
How we work
Meet the team
WWF works with communities throughout the Arctic to help them deal with the effects of climate change, support research, and bring northern stories to a global audience.
Global demand for goods continues to grow while Arctic summer sea ice is shrinking: Arctic shipping is heating up.