Highlights / Central Arctic Ocean

Environment & Animal Life, International

U.S. ratifies moratorium on fishing in High Arctic seas

The United States has become the fourth jurisdiction after Canada, the European Union and Russia to ratify a landmark international agreement that aims to prevent unregulated commercial fishery in the high seas of the Central Arctic Ocean, officials at the »

Environment & Animal Life, International

Canada ratifies international moratorium on commercial fishing in the High Arctic

Canada has ratified an international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres of the Central Arctic Ocean from unregulated commercial fishing. The agreement, which was signed in Ilulissat, Greenland last October, includes the so-called Arctic Five – Canada, Norway, »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canada, EU and 8 other countries sign ‘historic’ Arctic fisheries moratorium agreement

Canada, the European Union and eight other countries signed Wednesday a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres of the Central Arctic Ocean from unregulated fishing. Once it enters into force, the agreement, which was »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canada to sign ‘historic’ agreement to protect Central Arctic Ocean

Officials from five Arctic countries and five major distant fishing powers are meeting in Greenland Wednesday to sign a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres of the Central Arctic Ocean from unregulated fishing. The »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Canada signs ‘historic’ international agreement on Arctic fishery

Officials from five Arctic countries and five major distant fishing powers reached an “unprecedented” agreement today on a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres of the Central Arctic Ocean from unregulated fishing. Once signed, »

Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Scientists urge international agreement on fisheries in Central Arctic Ocean

A group of high-profile scientists specializing in Arctic research is urging the five Arctic coastal states and the five major distant-fishing players to finalize discussions on signing an international agreement on regulating any future fishery in the Central Arctic Ocean. »