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Eating Meat Is Pushing Narwhals Toward Extinction

Eating Meat Is Pushing Narwhals Toward Extinction

Climate change, in part caused by animal agriculture, industrial activity, and hunting could push narwhals to extinction. Narwhals are one of the world's most unique ocean-dwelling creatures. Thanks to the long singular tusk—which is actually...
Canada Designates 165,000 Square Miles of Arctic Ocean As a Sanctuary

Canada Just Turned 165,000 Square Miles of Ocean Into a Sanctuary

Canada is creating two marine sanctuaries in the Arctic Ocean. The conservation efforts, called Tuvaijuittuq and Tallurutiup Imanga, could help tackle climate change and protect ecosystems. The ice in the Arctic keeps polar regions cool...
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Nearly 1 Million Square Miles of Arctic Ocean Now Protected From Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing has just been banned in an area of the Arctic covering nearly one million square miles -- about the size of the Mediterranean. The Guardian reports that per the Central Arctic Ocean agreement...

How You Can Help Save Arctic Polar Bears With Your Diet

Polar bears are facing extinction. This isn't new information, but it turns out the situation could be moving at a much faster rate than originally suspected. A three-year study published in the online journal,...

Commercial Fishing Banned Over 2.8 Million KM² Due to Environmental Concern

A ban on commercial fishing in Arctic waters has been announced due to environmental concerns, the CBC reports. The moratorium on commercial fishing will last at least 16 years and will cover an expanse of roughly...