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Tag: Inuit

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Polar Bear Family Arctic Sunset

Our Arctic Species Conservation Fund returns for sixth field season

With warming temperatures and industrial pressures surging across the North, WWF-Canada’s Arctic Species Conservation Fund (ASCF) launched in 2016 with a clear mission: support high-quality research and stewardship actions that bring together science, technology and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit... Read More
With warming temperatures and industrial pressures surging across the North, WWF-Canada’s Arctic Species Conservation Fund (ASCF) launched in 2016 with a clear...
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Polar bear walking across the ice at sunset

Good news for polar bears in Canada’s central Arctic

By WWF-Canada’s Brandon Laforest and WWF Arctic’s Melanie Lancaster  Polar bears in some parts of Canada are getting fatter and more numerous according to recent survey results from two of the world’s 19 polar... Read More
By WWF-Canada’s Brandon Laforest and WWF Arctic’s Melanie Lancaster  Polar bears in some parts of Canada are getting fatter...
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Chasing narwhal: Top Arctic wildlife sightings

Last August, WWF’s Jacqueline Nunes joined a research expedition to Ellesmere Island to study narwhal, the “unicorns of the sea.” Read about her journey all throughout Polar Bear Week. Read More
Last August, WWF’s Jacqueline Nunes joined a research expedition to Ellesmere Island to study narwhal, the “unicorns of the...
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Chasing narwhal: What I learned in the Arctic

Last August, WWF’s Jacqueline Nunes joined a research expedition to Ellesmere Island to study narwhal, the “unicorns of the sea.” Read about her journey all throughout Polar Bear Week. Read More
Last August, WWF’s Jacqueline Nunes joined a research expedition to Ellesmere Island to study narwhal, the “unicorns of the...
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Killer whales trapped in Hudson Bay’s sea-ice

Around January 6th, hunters from the Inuit community of Inukjuak (in Northwestern Quebec, along the eastern coastline of Hudson Bay) encountered about a dozen killer whales (orcas) gathered around a small breathing... Read More
Around January 6th, hunters from the Inuit community of Inukjuak (in Northwestern Quebec, along the eastern coastline of...
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WWF response to inaccurate polar bear quote

Contrary to what was reported in your recent story (“Let’s put hysteria over polar bears on ice”), WWF welcomes the news that polar bear populations in Western Hudson Bay may be stable or slightly... Read More
Contrary to what was reported in your recent story (“Let’s put hysteria over polar bears on ice”), WWF welcomes...
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Video: WWF and Students on Ice

As we get ready for the long weekend, I'm reflecting on "how I spent my summer vacation." And wow, what a back-to-school assignment it was! Read More
As we get ready for the long weekend, I'm reflecting on "how I spent my summer vacation." And wow,...
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