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An international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS). The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program is one of five Working Groups of the Arctic Council.

Arctic Change
A Near-Realtime Arctic Change Indicator Website
Providing information on the present state of Arctic ecosystems and climate in historical context.

All About Glaciers
All About Glaciers is a glacier site with something for everyone from glaciologists to grade school students, exploring nearly all aspects of glaciers including data and science, facts, a gallery, a glossary and much more.

Arctic News

Being Caribou
Five month on foot with the endangered Porcupine Caribou Herd.

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS)
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is a component of the Natural Environment Research Council. Based in Cambridge UK, it has, for almost 60 years, undertaken the majority of Britain's scientific research on and around the Antarctic continent.

Canada's Arctic
Canada's Polar Environments
Although the Arctic comprises more than a third of our nation, most Canadians have only a superficial knowledge of our polar regions. We decided that an innovative educational effort was needed to direct Canadian perspectives northward.

Canadian Museum of Nature
The museum has: Arctic collection, dioramas of Arctioc and sub-Arctic species, and an Arctic aquarium. If also has a display called 'Arctic Odyssey' which looks at the Arctic through the eyes of Inuit and scientists.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

Environment News Service
For the latest environmental news, current issues, climate, water, food, forests, species, energy, education. RSS feed.

The Environmental Times
A periodic publication by UN Environmental Programme/GRID/Arendal.

The Green Arctic is a national network of eco-minded individuals whose mission is to empower and support students, educators, and communities by connecting them to environmental information for the purpose of making meaningful contributions towards environmental sustainability.

Greenpeace International

Hourly STD DMSP/POLAR Auroral Activity Report


IPA International Permafrost Association
The International Permafrost Association, founded in 1983, has as its objectives to foster the dissemination of knowledge concerning permafrost and to promote cooperation among persons and national or international organizations engaged in scientific investigation and engineering work on permafrost.

Live from the North Pole

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA provides Arctic infomation and a set of reputable indicators that describe the present state of the Arctic ecosystem and climate.

The Northern Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN-North)
A network for the coordination of ecological monitoring in northern Canada. Environment Canada is working in the three northern territories and northern Manitoba in close partnership with many agencies and programs to develop this network.

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
NSIDC provides cryospheric data and information gathered from such sources as remote sensing instruments, ground measurements, and models.

Nunavut Parks
Residents of Nunavut are proud of their natural and cultural heritage, their strong relationship to their diverse landscape and its resources, their communities, their wildlife, and their rich and important history. Nunavut's Parks and Conservation Areas not only highlight and protect these significant areas, but they celebrate and proudly showcase them – locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Planet Ark
Planet Ark works to show people the many ways they can reduce their day to day impact on the environment – at home, at work and in the community.

The Polar View
The Polar View is an initiative of the European Space Agency and the European Commission, with participation by the Canadian Space Agency, to make earth observation (EO) services more accessible and affordable to anyone interested in the Northern and Southern Polar Regions.


UN Environmental Network – State of the Arctic Environment
Web site presents data on various aspects of arctic environment with an emphasis on environmental pollutants and other eco-health determinants.

Ursus International Conservation Institute is a Canadian
Non-profit organization that is dedicated to the conservation of bears and their habitat.

Arctic Environmental Atlas (of the UN Environmental programme)
Arctic environmental and regional information presented in map format.

World View of Global Warming
Global warming in the Arctic

World Wildlife Federation – Arctic