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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

Arctic Nations commit to international plan for polar bears

Arctic Nations commit to international plan for polar bears

All five states with polar bear populations have committed to the first-ever circumpolar action plan to protect and manage the bears and their habitat.

2 September 2015

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

Sámi student activist recognized with top international youth conservation award

Sámi student activist recognized with top international youth conservation award

Swedish youth conservation leader and indigenous people’s advocate Isak Utsi has won this year’s WWF International President’s Award – the global conservation organization’s top ac...

5 May 2015

WWF Report: Noisy oceans dampening whale romance

WWF Report: Noisy oceans dampening whale romance

A report from WWF details the problems increasingly noisy oceans are creating for whales.

14 February 2014

Turning up the heat can defuse polar bear attacks

Turning up the heat can defuse polar bear attacks

An urban tool for self defence could make one of the world’s most remote destinations safer as well - for both polar bears and people, according to WWF.

15 January 2014

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