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Hunting for ghost gear

Hunting for ghost gear

When fishing boats head back to shore, the catching continues.

13 November 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

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

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

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

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