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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

Hunting for ghost gear

Hunting for ghost gear

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

13 November 2018

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

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

Russia's polar bear patrol

Russia's polar bear patrol

Travelling less than three hours by helicopter from Naryan-Mar, the capital of the Nenets Autonomous District, we arrive on the shores of the Kara Sea.

26 February 2018

Busy polar bear patrol

Busy polar bear patrol

It has been a busy season for the WWF polar bear patrol in Ittoqqortoormiit. At least 21 polar bear encounters were recorded this year in this village of 450 people on the east coast of Gree...

21 February 2018

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