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Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Speed controls on ships, determined and implemented by the IMO, would have multiple benefits.

23 October 2018

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Oceans North, Ducks Unlimited Canada and World Wildlife Fund-Canada are thrilled to release Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas, a 122-page publication that relies on the latest data to describe ...

18 September 2018

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

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

New research into narwhals, polar bears and caribou

WWF biologists are now at Narwhal Camp in Canada’s Far North alongside Fisheries and Oceans Canada researchers and other partners, as field work for this and other research projects suppor...

10 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

Arctic sea ice second lowest on record

Arctic sea ice second lowest on record

The National Snow and Ice Data Centre announced that the extent of the winter sea ice in the Arctic in 2017 is the second lowest ever recorded.

23 March 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

WWF shoveling snow to save Finland’s Saimaa ringed seal

WWF shoveling snow to save Finland’s Saimaa ringed seal

Winters have become warmer in Finland due to climate change, which makes nesting more difficult for the extremely endangered Saimaa ringed seal. WWF Finland is helping by building snow banks...

12 February 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

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

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