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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

Arctic Voices

Arctic Voices

We’re bringing 3 Indigenous women leaders from Arctic communities to meet with the UK Government and tell them about how climate change is affecting their traditional ways of life.

11 December 2017

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

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

Photos show arctic foxes denning in Finland for the first time in two decades

Photos show arctic foxes denning in Finland for the first time in two decades

Camera traps revealed that Arctic foxes attempted to breed in Finland this summer, the first recorded attempt since 1996.

11 November 2016

US and Nordics Advance Arctic Conservation Commitments

US and Nordics Advance Arctic Conservation Commitments

Meeting in Washington, the United States together with leaders of the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland Norway, and Sweden made some important commitments to Arctic conservation....

13 May 2016

Polar bear conflict at record high in Greenland

Polar bear conflict at record high in Greenland

A WWF-supported patrol in the community of Ittoqqortoormiit, on the east coast, has encountered 20 polar bears in town in the past three months.

12 May 2016

Epic walrus gathering on again

Epic walrus gathering on again

On both sides of the Bering Strait, summer sea ice has once more dropped to a level that is driving thousands of walruses onto coastal beaches.

28 August 2015

Opinion: The walrus in the room

Opinion: The walrus in the room

There is no doubt that the United States government has lit a fire under efforts to more meaningfully address climate change, both inside and outside the Arctic.

25 August 2015

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