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Wind, solar energy real options for Canada's remote Arctic communities

Significant savings in renewable energy in remote, northern co...

Homes and boats along the shoreline in the Hamlet of Arviat, Nunavut. Peter Ewins / WWF-Canada IQALUIT, NUNAVUT, Sept. 16, 2016 Hybridized electricity production that includes renewable energy is projected to be less expensive than ... WWF Canada, 1 week ago
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Arctic communities embrace renewable energy

Habitat-friendly renewable energy closer to reality following WWF-Canada summit IQALUIT, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Arctic communities and governments took major steps toward reducing reliance on diesel fuel at the Arctic Renewable Energy Summit in ...
 TickerTech.com4 days ago MEDIA ADVISORY - Arctic Renewable Energy Summit aims to reduce dependence on diesel fuel  Canada NewsWire1 week ago Arctic Renewable Energy Summit media availability 14 September 2016  WWF Canada1 week ago Arctic Renewable Energy Summit aims to reduce dependence on diesel fuel The governments of Canada and Nunavut together with Qulliq Energy Corporation and WWF-Canada are ... 12 September 2016  WWF Canada1 week ago

WWF Welcomes Russia's Arctic Energy Development Freeze - Policy Officer

MOSCOW(Sputnik)— The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) welcomes the Russian government's decision totemporarily freeze offshore oil development inthe Arctic, Alexey Knizhnikov, the WWF extractive industry environmental policy officer inRussia, said ...
 Sputnik2 weeks ago Russia puts a hold on Arctic drilling  EnvironmentGuru.com2 weeks ago
Gizmodo India

The Russian Arctic Is Having a Very Bad Summer

A meteostation on Vize Island. Image: Ivan Mizin / WWF-Russia On a tiny island at the end of the world, a lonely weather station is slowly tumbling off a cliffside. It's a perfect metaphor for the state of our planet. Say hello to Vize Island, ...
 Gizmodo India1 month ago

Alarming erosion in Russian Arctic

Satellite pictures analyzed by WWF Russia show an island in the Kara sea is melting into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate. The coast of Vize Island has moved back by more than 70 meters over the past 7 years. The finding was made by ...
 Arctic Journal1 month ago This Island in Russia's Arctic Is Vanishing Into the Sea  TakePart1 month ago Coastline of Russian Arctic Island Eroding Rapidly Due to Climate Change  Sputnik1 month ago

Declining ice pressures Arctic wildlife

Walruses Cameron Dueck / WWF The Arctic's summer sea ice may already have hit a near-record low extent, putting pressure on the region's wildlife. According to figures from the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre , the ice hit a low of just ...
 WWF1 week ago

WWF: Mega Cruise Ships to Further Endanger the Arctic

Thecruise shipMV Crystal Serenity, owned by the US-based Crystal Cruises, is scheduled to set sailfrom Seward, Alaska to New York on a 32 day, 1,500 km journey through the Northwest Passage via Canada and Greenland on August 16. Crystal Serenity, ...
 InfoMarine.net1 month ago Luxury cruise is sailing through the Arctic  Travel and Tour World3 weeks ago Controversial new cruise 'only possible because of climate change'  EuroNews1 month ago First large cruise ship heading through Arctic ice  EGlobal Travel Media1 month ago

WWF CANADA : Suspending Nunavut uranium mine a wise decision, WWF-Canada says

- WWF-Canada issues the following statement from Paul Crowley, vice-president of Arctic conservation, in response to the federal government's decision to uphold the recommendation from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) that AREVA's proposed ...
 4 Traders1 month ago Suspending Nunavut uranium mine a wise decision, WWF-Canada says AREVA's Kiggavik uranium mine plans threaten caribou population in decline 08 August 2016  WWF Canada1 month ago
Irish Independent

Battle for the Arctic is heating up

Kristian Jensen, Denmark's foreign minister, gave a precise response last week to a request by Russia for the nations to enter bilateral talks over the ownership of the North Pole. He flatly rejected the move. "We need to apply the international ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago
Carib Flame

WWF among top conservation groups violating natives’ rights

Some of the world’s leading conservation groups are violating the rights of indigenous people by backing projects that oust them from their ancestral homes in the name of environmental preservation, a top UN expert said this week. UN special rapporteur ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago Native people's rights violated in name of conservation: UN  Rights and Resources Initiative1 week ago ENB+ Report | 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress | 1-10 Sep 2016 | Honolulu, US | IISD Reporting Services  IISD1 week ago Top NGOs Violate Indigenous Rights in Name of Conservation: UN  Carib Flame2 weeks ago
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