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High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

World Wildlife Fund Canada welcomes the announcement of an agreement in principal between the government of Canada and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to explore options to protect the High ...

5 December 2018

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Oceans North, Ducks Unlimited Canada and World Wildlife Fund-Canada are thrilled to release Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas, a 122-page publication that relies on the latest data to describe ...

18 September 2018

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

The amount of untreated grey water dumped in Canadian Arctic waters is projected to double by 2035 if left unregulated, this new report commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada shows.

15 August 2018

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

WWF biologists are now at Narwhal Camp in Canada’s Far North alongside Fisheries and Oceans Canada researchers and other partners, as field work for this and other research projects suppor...

10 August 2018

Polar bear conservation progress just the tip of the iceberg: WWF scorecard

Polar bear conservation progress just the tip of the iceberg: WWF scorecard

A new report by WWF’s Arctic Programme finds that the five countries responsible for the conservation of polar bears need to do more to secure a healthy future for the species.

30 January 2018

Protection of the central Arctic Ocean should provide a model for future agreements

Protection of the central Arctic Ocean should provide a model for future agreements

An agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean has been reached by several Arctic and non-Arctic nations.

6 December 2017

An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq

An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq

The Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an Inuit-identified, Inuit-managed protected area in the ecologically and culturally significant ar...

23 November 2017

Caribou population declines in Canada warrant at-risk status

Caribou population declines in Canada warrant at-risk status

An Arctic migratory caribou herd in Canada (Dolphin and Union) is among the species assessed as at risk by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife (COSEWIC).

31 October 2017

WWF report recommends action to help walruses in a warming Arctic

WWF report recommends action to help walruses in a warming Arctic

The first circumpolar report on walrus conservation recommends research into the effects of industrial activities on the Arctic animals.

16 August 2017

WWF guide helps ships avoid vulnerable Arctic species

WWF guide helps ships avoid vulnerable Arctic species

A new WWF-Canada guide designed to help mariners in the Hudson Strait identify and avoid marine mammals is being unveiled at a Canadian Coast Guard and Transport Canada meeting in Montreal t...

25 May 2017

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