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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

Marine mammals sending a clear message about climate change

Marine mammals sending a clear message about climate change

Climate change is affecting wildlife and we need to act now to preserve it.

27 November 2017

Shocking bears

Shocking bears

One constant in the world of bears is that people and bears are increasingly getting in each other’s way.

16 June 2017

Whales & ocean noise

Whales & ocean noise

Undersea noise pollution - from oil and gas exploration, ships, and other industrial sources - makes it difficult for whales to find each other. It can even damage their hearing.

10 May 2017

Changed Arctic, changed world

Changed Arctic, changed world

It is likely that many people alive today will see the end of the Arctic as we know it.

25 April 2017

Polar Bears and the Numbers Game

Polar Bears and the Numbers Game

There used to be an estimated 20,000 – 25,000 polar bears, but that estimate has been updated to 22,000 – 31,000. Does this mean there are more polar bears now? Probably not - we just h...

1 April 2016