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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

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

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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