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WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

With the support of WWF Russia, the weather station on Vaigach Island will be prepared for polar bear visits - staff will be trained, and the building and territory will be equipped with sec...

16 August 2018

Russian polar bear patrol finds 14 dens

Russian polar bear patrol finds 14 dens

WWF-Russia's annual polar bear monitoring expedition uncovered 14 dens and the tracks of 23 cubs.

4 July 2018

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

WWF statement on new shipping guidelines to protect the Bering Strait region

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted new voluntary measures this week aimed at protecting the Bering Strait and Sea from potentially devastating oil spills due to shipping a...

25 May 2018

Russia protects vast tract of Arctic land and sea

Russia protects vast tract of Arctic land and sea

The “New Siberian Islands” nature reserve was established in Sakha (Yakutia) Republic with the support of WWF-Russia.

20 March 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

WWF urges leading shipping companies to move to LNG

WWF urges leading shipping companies to move to LNG

The use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) will ensure sustainable economic development and environmental safety in the Russian Arctic, says WWF. The Northern Sea Route could become the world�...

6 December 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

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

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

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