IPEN International Pollutants Elimination Network

The Arctic’s Plastic Crisis

Damage to the Arctic from the fossil fuel/petrochemical industry includes threats from chemicals, plastics, and climate. These have combined to poison lands, waters, and traditional foods of Arctic Indigenous Peoples, with ongoing health effects that threaten their cultures and communities.

This report highlights the voices and testimony of Indigenous leaders who have witnessed these threats and who are engaged in local and global efforts to protect their land and People. SEE VIDEO, HEAR THE PODCAST, AND FIND OTHER MEDIA RELATED TO THE REPORT HERE.

Download the report and summary below. Read the press release here.

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PDF icon Report 2.23 MB
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