News and publications about polar bears
Arctic sea ice second lowest on record
The National Snow and Ice Data Centre announced today that the extent of the winter sea ice in the ...
Russia protects vast tract of Arctic land and sea
Russia announced this month the creation of the largest land and marine reserve and second-largest ...
Polar bear conservation progress just the tip of the iceberg: WWF scorecard
A new report by WWF’s Arctic Programme finds that the five countries responsible for the ...
New report identifies potential world heritage sites in Arctic waters
A new report identifies seven areas in the Arctic that could be considered for World Heritage ...
Polar bear survey shows good news, but worrying trends
Baffin Bay and Kane Basin populations are likely stable, for now
Declining ice pressures Arctic wildlife
The Arctic’s summer sea ice may already have hit a near-record low extent, putting pressure on the ...
Research puts little-known polar bear population on the map
A research expedition is casting light on the little-known polar bear population of Russia’s Kara ...
Polar bear conflict at record high in Greenland
A year of record warm temperatures and lower than normal sea ice has led to more polar bears than ...
Historic low levels of Arctic sea ice signal trouble for Arctic wildlife
Following a record-breaking warm Arctic winter, Arctic Ocean sea ice looks set to hit a record low ...
Keeping people and polar bears safe
Here's how WWF is helping communities live safely alongside the Arctic’s top predator.