Arctic news and updates
Alaska’s Bristol Bay Protected from Oil and Gas Drilling
President Obama has announced the protection of Bristol Bay, Alaska, from offshore oil and gas ...
WWF thanks Norway for 40 years of polar bear management, encourages action
WWF recognized Norway for 40 years of successful management of polar bears, and encouraged the ...
“Business as usual” emissions may mean starvation, cub loss for polar bears
Climate change is threatening critical Arctic sea ice ecosystems, according to a new report, ...
Dramatic polar bear population decline underlines need for climate action
Urgent action on climate change and renewed commitment to polar bear research is needed to address ...
Arctic Council states must lead on strengthening Arctic shipping rules
Arctic states and Arctic Council observer states must step up at their meeting next week to address ...
Arctic expedition pioneers technique for polar bear research
A team of scientists working with WWF has for the first time isolated polar bear DNA from a track ...
Russian Arctic expedition yields new wildlife findings
A thorough wildlife survey of the Russian Arctic National Park, sponsored by WWF, will help ...
WWF mapping shows Canadian Arctic spills could reach other countries
WWF has released new research mapping a range of oil spill scenarios in the Canadian Beaufort ...
See the Arctic from a polar bear's POV
A new type of camera technology, developed with the support of WWF, shows the most complete ...
Russian Barents cod and haddock fishery certified by MSC
With the assistance of WWF, two fishing companies responsible for 10% of the Russian cod and ...
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