Marine Life & Oceans

'Necklace’ of Arctic Marine Protected Areas

Polar Bear in the Arctic. Creative Commons: Kathy Crane, 2003.

As Arctic sea ice retreats, offshore oil development, fishing, shipping and other industries are moving in to sensitive ecosystems. This NRDC-led project is establishing a robust system of marine protected areas throughout the circumpolar Arctic to help protect marine wildlife.

Marine Life & Oceans