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Tag: arctic shipping

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An Inuk man watches an icebreaker, Nunavut, Canada

Don’t let ships sail around the Arctic’s Heavy Fuel Oil ban

By Kailee Scott and Sam Davin, Marine Conservation and Shipping On July 1st, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic finally comes... Read More
By Kailee Scott and Sam Davin, Marine Conservation and Shipping On July 1st, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ban...
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The Arctic is cool — let’s keep it that way

International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) sub-committee in London, England, from February 17... Read More
International community rallies to protect Arctic waters The Arctic took centre stage at the 7th session of the International...
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WWF calls for Arctic ban on heavy fuel oil

The push to eliminate the use of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic took a small step forward last week in London when the shipping industry’s global regulator, the International Maritime Organization. Read More
The push to eliminate the use of heavy fuel oil by ships in the Arctic took a small step...
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Two powerful new allies join WWF for a thriving Arctic

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled groundbreaking agreements on how they want to see the Arctic sustainably managed. Read More
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama unveiled groundbreaking agreements on how they want to see...
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One Arctic, One Future, One Spill?

Exploring the shared risk – to people, nature, and wildlife – of an oil spill in the Beaufort Sea Read More
Exploring the shared risk – to people, nature, and wildlife – of an oil spill in the Beaufort Sea
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Drones in the Arctic

Companies operating in the Arctic are beginning to use drones to better understand the landscape in which they’re working Read More
Companies operating in the Arctic are beginning to use drones to better understand the landscape in which they’re working
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