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Polar bear assessment brings both good and troubling news

Polar bear assessment brings both good and troubling news

Last month, the Polar Bear Specialist Group of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released a new assessment of polar bears. The findings reveal the most up-to-date...

18 November 2019

Utqiagvik, Alaska

Utqiagvik, Alaska

A community ravaged by coastal erosion

24 September 2019

Port Heiden, Alaska, US

Port Heiden, Alaska, US

A town forced to move

24 September 2019

Our Planet: The story behind the walruses

Our Planet: The story behind the walruses

Walruses are incredible.

5 April 2019

WWF's Elisabeth Kruger on polar bears, climate change, and Indigenous communities

WWF's Elisabeth Kruger on polar bears, climate change, and Indigenous communities

As WWF’s Arctic and Bering Sea program officer, Elisabeth Kruger connects the dots between polar bears, climate change, and Indigenous communities. She leads WWF’s efforts to help polar ...

1 November 2018

Living with polar bears

Living with polar bears

As climate change causes summer sea ice to dwindle in the Arctic, hungry polar bears increasingly come into conflict with local people.

22 October 2018

How would offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic impact wildlife?

How would offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic impact wildlife?

Take a look at how a handful of the Arctic’s abundant wildlife would be impacted by offshore drilling and a potential oil spill in the Arctic.

28 February 2018

Bringing the walruses back: How the Umky Patrol began

Bringing the walruses back: How the Umky Patrol began

Since 1996, the native people of Cape Vankarem in Russia have been working to return walruses to the area. In 2006, WWF developed the Umky Patrol, or Polar Bear Patrol Project, working to pr...

4 February 2010