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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

Leaders commit to conservation measures at Polar Bear Forum

Leaders commit to conservation measures at Polar Bear Forum

Ministers and other national representatives made commitments today at the International Forum on Polar Bear Conservation that will help polar bears persist across their Arctic range.

4 December 2013

Hamlet of Arviat and WWF-Canada celebrate success of Human-Polar Bear Conflict Reduction Project

Hamlet of Arviat and WWF-Canada celebrate success of Human-Polar Bear Conflict Reduction Project

After two increasingly successful years of the WWF-Hamlet of Arviat Human-Polar Bear Conflict Reduction Project, there were no Defence of Life and Property (DLP) polar bear kills in Arviat i...

31 January 2013

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