AECO receives funding for new Wildlife Guidelines + a new pre-project regarding a tourism conference in Svalbard

April 24th, 2015

Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund has decided to grant AECO 160.000 + 68.250 NOK for two different projects. The 160.000 NOK (approximately 20.000 USD) will go to the development of seven new AECO Wildlife Guidelines about mammals and birds in Svalbard. These new guidelines will be similar to AECO’s existing Walrus guideline, which can be viewed at: As […]

AECO recieve funding to develop more Wildlife Guidelines

April 24th, 2015

At a board meeting held in Longyearbyen on April 24th Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund decided to grant AECO 160.000 NOK (approximately 20.000 USD) to develop more Wildlife Guidelines – one of AECO’s many tools to support sustainable tourism in the Arctic. Since AECO was established in 2003 the organization has been working for responsible, environmentally […]

Algol Océans joins AECO

April 8th, 2015

AECO welcomes Algol Océans as new Provisional member. Algol Océans is a small French company organising cruises on the sailing boat Algol, mainly in Artctic areas. Algol was built in 1980, is 17.50 meters long and carries 10 passengers – and two crew members. The first journey in Svalbard was in1984. From 2009 to 2014 […]