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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

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

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

Stories from WWF's work in the Arctic.

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