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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

Video reveals clue to the mystery of the narwhal tusk

Video reveals clue to the mystery of the narwhal tusk

Footage captured by aerial drones as part of a narwhal research camp in Tremblay Sound, Nunavut, is giving biologists new insights into the behaviour of one of the world’s most mysterious...

12 May 2017

WWF Public Statement - Arctic Council 2017 Fairbanks Ministerial Meeting

WWF Public Statement - Arctic Council 2017 Fairbanks Ministerial Meeting

As the only circumpolar environmental NGO with observer status at the Arctic Council, WWF believes the Arctic Council member states must take bold new steps to meet the climate and developme...

1 May 2017

Mass poaching of wild reindeer uncovered in Russia

Mass poaching of wild reindeer uncovered in Russia

An anti-poaching raid supported by WWF-Russia has uncovered more than 800 locations where wild reindeer appear to have been illegally killed.

26 April 2017

US drilling plans spare Arctic’s federal waters

US drilling plans spare Arctic’s federal waters

America’s Arctic will be free of new offshore oil and gas drilling, at least for the next five years, and that’s good news for people and wildlife.

18 November 2016

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

VIDEO: Drone footage reveals rarely seen bowhead whales in the Arctic

VIDEO: Drone footage reveals rarely seen bowhead whales in the Arctic

Rare drone footage of one of Canada’s largest marine mammals is now available, and will help both researchers and the public get a closer look at this magnificent Arctic species.

21 October 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

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