Arctic news and updates
WWF shoveling snow to save Finland’s Saimaa ringed seal
Winters have become warmer in Finland due to climate change, which makes nesting more difficult ...
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 ...
Protection of the central Arctic Ocean should provide a model for future agreements
An agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean ...
An Inuit Vision for the Future of the Pikialasorsuaq
The Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Pikialasorsuaq Commission is calling for the creation of an ...
WWF Arctic expert joins UN panel
WWF's Arctic conservation expert, Martin Sommerkorn, has been selected by the UN's Panel on ...
More habitat-friendly fishing for the Barents
Researchers in Russia are looking for ways to reduce the negative impact of bottom trawl fishing ...
Report: Increased shipping near Greenland threatens whales
Panic, stress, hearing damage and communication problems are just a few of the risks faced by ...
Missing Arctic ice a reminder of climate urgency
Sea ice hit a low of 4.64 million square kilometres on September 13.
Much at stake in Greenland halibut overfishing
Catches of Greenland halibut in western Greenland have plummeted as a result of several years of ...
Russia's Arctic protected areas get a boost from international cooperation
WWF has launched a major international project aimed at protecting the biodiversity of Russia's ...