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Barents Branch

WWF’s Goal

To ensure that: the natural resources of the Barents Sea region are preserved for many years to come; people live in harmony with the surrounding environment; and resources are developed sustainably and safely

WWF's work is aimed at:

  • conservation of rare species and those whose numbers are declining: polar bears, Atlantic walruses, wild reindeers and salmon;
  • preservation of the last intact forests expanses;
  • creation and support of specially protected natural areas;
  • development of sustainable fisheries;
  • reducing environmental risks from oil and gas projects and shipping;
  • development of sustainable, environmentally responsible forest management;
  • mitigating negative impacts of climate change.
CONTACTS
«Vaygach» National Park
Preservation of rare animal species
Why does the reindeer disappear from the Arctic?
Preservation of forests in the Barents Region
Where are the oldest forests in Europe and why is it important to protect them?
Learn more about the life of pinnipeds of the sea giants