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Tag: Inuit

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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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The Arctic bike-a-thon

Eventually, after being bitten, burnt, drenched, pelted, smoldered and coated in dust and mud, my friend and fellow cyclist Ummat and I emerged on a Saturday in July, bearded but not beaten, into the... Read More
Eventually, after being bitten, burnt, drenched, pelted, smoldered and coated in dust and mud, my friend and fellow cyclist...
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Summer in Iqaluit: What changes, what doesn’t

I arrived in Iqaluit on the summer solstice for a few days of meetings, and it’s a good opportunity to reflect on the things that change, and the things that don’t. Read More
I arrived in Iqaluit on the summer solstice for a few days of meetings, and it’s a good opportunity...
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50 Stories: Bowhead whale sanctuary created in Nunavut

In a campaign spanning 26 years, WWF-Canada worked with the Inuit community of Clyde River to create Canada’s first national Marine Wildlife Area. Also known as Niginganiq, this extensive area off the coast of... Read More
In a campaign spanning 26 years, WWF-Canada worked with the Inuit community of Clyde River to create Canada’s first...
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Video: The Umky Patrol

This video tells the story of climate change, of WWF's work with Indigenous peoples, and of conservation. Read More
This video tells the story of climate change, of WWF's work with Indigenous peoples, and of conservation.
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