Arctic Ocean - U.S.

The Pew Charitable Trusts' work in the U.S. Arctic helps to protect the U.S. Arctic Ocean and its marine life from rapid industrialization made possible by the warming climate and the melting ice cap.

Alaska is home to America’s Arctic, one of the most beautiful, fragile, remote, and extreme places on earth. In this land of ice and snow, indigenous communities have thrived for thousands of years by living a traditional way of life sustained by the region’s natural bounty. Here, one of the world’s last relatively untouched marine ecosystems provides habitat for iconic species such as polar bears, walrus, ice seals and bowhead whales.

The U.S. Arctic Program focuses on:

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Christine Fletcher

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