Infographic: Risks & challenges of Heavy Fuel Oil use in the Arctic

Risks & challenges of Heavy Fuel Oil use in the Arctic

Infographic: Risks & challenges of Heavy Fuel Oil use in the Arctic

Increased shipping activities and changeable shipping conditions provide the backdrop of this comprehensive and visual representation of the many threats facing the Arctic environment, from heavy fuel oil spill, with catastrophic long-lasting consequences on this remote and vulnerable ecosystem, local indigenous populations’ health and food security to illegal waste sludge dumping. Increased Black Carbon and other air pollutants emissions only accelerate climate change and add to the problem of ice melt.

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