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Northern inspiration for action on climate change

Northern inspiration for action on climate change

How a diesel-powered community in the Arctic is shifting to renewable energy

10 December 2018

Views from the Arctic Biodiversity Congress

Views from the Arctic Biodiversity Congress

The Arctic Biodiversity Congress, a gathering of global experts on the Arctic's flora and fauna, was held in Rovaniemi, Finland in October 2018.

30 October 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

Polar bears don’t have passports

Polar bears don’t have passports

Ensuring polar bears have the best chance of survival needs collaborative action on two fronts. The first front is the The Circumpolar Action Plan for the Conservation of Polar Bears (CAP).

30 January 2018

Caribou: 13 facts about one of Canada's most at-risk species

Caribou: 13 facts about one of Canada's most at-risk species

The Arctic is home to some of Canada’s most iconic animals. With its tall and flat antlers, the stately caribou is among one of the most recognizable – and the most at risk.

7 October 2017

Wildlife milestone achieved after 30-year effort

Wildlife milestone achieved after 30-year effort

It’s a place of indescribable natural beauty. It’s the Arctic home of three-quarters of the planet’s narwhal and a place where millions of seabirds arrive in summer to raise their youn...

23 August 2017

A polar bear biologist weighs in on 2016’s Arctic ice loss

A polar bear biologist weighs in on 2016’s Arctic ice loss

To understand the threat to polar bears from climate change, one only has to examine the trends in sea ice across the Arctic.

30 November 2016

Explore a key part of the Last Ice Area

Explore a key part of the Last Ice Area

Exploring Lancaster Sound, a remote and biodiverse region in Canada’s high Arctic, is easier than ever thanks to an interactive map.

11 May 2016

Protect the Arctic’s Last Ice

Protect the Arctic’s Last Ice

Sea ice is the foundation of Arctic marine life. WWF’s Mette Frost is working to shape the future of a region where Arctic sea ice is likely to persist the longest – the Last Ice Area.

1 December 2014

Sea ice stories

Sea ice stories

While talking with the students about climate change and the future of sea ice, I asked them to raise their hands if they saw sea ice for the first time on this expedition.

24 July 2014