As Trump Dismantles Obama's Climate Legacy, Report Urges Action To Save The Arctic

By Chris D’Angelo

WASHINGTON — As climate change opens up previously inaccessible areas of the Arctic, a leading conservation group is stressing the urgent need to safeguard this fragile region from threats including oil development and shipping.

In a lengthy report presented Tuesday in Monaco, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature identifies seven “exception areas” in the Arctic Ocean that deserve protection and could qualify for UNESCO’s World …read more

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