Polar Star n°1  (pdf 70 ko, 2 pages)
As scientists have demonstrated, aquatic and atmospheric currents tend to concentrate pollution in and above the Arctic Ocean, neighbouring countries and food web. An international policy convergence is not developing as naturally as the global climatic convergence. For this reason, France has committed to initiate an international agreement on environmental management of the Arctic, followed by a proposal from Robin des Bois*, a non-governmental organization based in France. This seminar in Monaco should be seen as the first policy oriented action with the aim of fulfilling this commitment. As every nation is responsible for problems in the Arctic, all those who contribute to the damage should play a role in the solution.