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A day in the life of a polar bear researcher

A day in the life of a polar bear researcher

One of the great things about being a polar bear scientist is that you can only work on sunny days.

8 February 2019

Imperiled polar bears face new threat in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Imperiled polar bears face new threat in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

WWF is calling for the permanent protection of the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain, and we need your help.

2 January 2019

The great auk: when the cost of the blue economy was extinction

The great auk: when the cost of the blue economy was extinction

When serious maritime activity began in the 1500s, the great auk became an easy target.

30 November 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

A tale of two bears in a changing Arctic

A tale of two bears in a changing Arctic

Here on the Barents Sea, polar bears are experiencing the fastest loss of sea ice recorded throughout the Arctic.

26 April 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

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