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Polar bear countries must do more to keep polar bears and people safe: Range States meet in Norway March 4-6, 2020

Polar bear countries must do more to keep polar bears and people safe: Range States meet in Norway March 4-6, 2020

The governments of Canada, Greenland/Kingdom of Denmark, Norway, Russia and the US will meet in Svalbard this week to discuss their continuing cooperation to conserve and protect polar bears...

2 March 2020

World’s biggest polluters held UN climate talks hostage

World’s biggest polluters held UN climate talks hostage

Madrid, Spain - The longest UNFCCC COP session ever ended Sunday morning with big emitting countries - like the United States, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and others - shirkin...

16 December 2019

61 polar bears gathered near a village in Chukotka, Russia

61 polar bears gathered near a village in Chukotka, Russia

WWF Russia’s Polar Bear Patrol helps local communities reduce conflicts between animals and people. Over a period of four days, more than 60 polar bears gathered at Cape Kozhevnikova in Ch...

6 December 2019

A new protected area in Russia

A new protected area in Russia

One of the last, untouched areas of European forest is being protected in the Arkhangelsk Region of Russia.

9 October 2019

One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

No part of the world will be spared from the impacts of climate change as oceans warm and ice sheets and glaciers melt, causing rapid sea-level rise that could affect one billion people by 2...

25 September 2019

The meltdown we can’t afford

The meltdown we can’t afford

Next week’s release of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) coincides w...

20 September 2019

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Governments meet in Monaco over the next week to approve a scientific report outlining climate change impacts on the earth's oceans and snow and ice-covered places - or cryosphere - and...

17 September 2019

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Media advisory: Rovaniemi, Finland

3 May 2019

Reducing CO2 emissions key to preventing influxes of polar bears in Arctic communities: WWF

Reducing CO2 emissions key to preventing influxes of polar bears in Arctic communities: WWF

Declining sea ice and human garbage have set the stage for a huge influx of polar bears on the Russian Arctic island of Novaya Zemlya.

11 February 2019

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

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