Learn about WWF's work in the Arctic.
Why the Arctic matters
It's a rich habitat for wildlifeThe Arctic is home to the polar bear, arctic fox, and walrus as well as many species of seals, whales and birds.
Where is the Arctic?
Why the Arctic is threatened
Preparing for change
One stretch of ice is projected to remain when all other large areas of summer ice are gone.
This is the Last Ice Area.
What WWF is doing
The WWF Arctic Programme has coordinated WWF's work in the Arctic since 1992. We work through offices in six Arctic countries, with experts in circumpolar issues like governance, climate change, shipping, oil and gas and polar bears.