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An oil skimmer floats near an ice floe edge

Will we ever be prepared for the inevitable Arctic oil spills?

The exploitation of rich oil and gas reserves in the pristine Arctic has been controversial for decades. Debates have raged between environmentalists and big oil companies, between national interests and the wider concerns of... Read More
The exploitation of rich oil and gas reserves in the pristine Arctic has been controversial for decades. Debates have...
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Polar bear on ice flow

Will the Last Ice Area support polar bears?

Accelerated warming in the Arctic over the past few decades has resulted in rapid changes to the Arctic habitats that marine species rely on. Against this backdrop, the Last Ice Area may be an... Read More
Accelerated warming in the Arctic over the past few decades has resulted in rapid changes to the Arctic habitats...
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Polar bear hind foot

Sampling polar bear footprints in the snow for conservation insights

In a podcast earlier this year, Micaela Hellström, managing director and co-founder of MIX Research, and Elisabeth Kruger, Arctic wildlife manager at WWF US in Alaska, discussed their involvement in a groundbreaking project together with... Read More
In a podcast earlier this year, Micaela Hellström, managing director and co-founder of MIX Research, and Elisabeth Kruger, Arctic wildlife...
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Tech tools in the polar bear conservation toolbox

Monitoring polar bears and their Arctic habitats is critical in our quest to understand how they are responding to climate change—especially diminishing sea ice. When the Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears was... Read More
Monitoring polar bears and their Arctic habitats is critical in our quest to understand how they are responding to...
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Working to protect Aqviqtuuq for future generations

The hamlet of Taloyoak, located on the edge of Aqviqtuuq (the Boothia peninsula) in Nunavut, is the northernmost community in mainland Canada. About 1,100 residents call the region home — as do some 2,000... Read More
The hamlet of Taloyoak, located on the edge of Aqviqtuuq (the Boothia peninsula) in Nunavut, is the northernmost community...
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