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Tag: last ice area

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Packing for the Arctic

It’s hard to believe that in a few days, I’ll be standing in the Last Ice Area, watching for narwhal. Right now I’m in my apartment in Toronto, trying to decide how many pairs... Read More
It’s hard to believe that in a few days, I’ll be standing in the Last Ice Area, watching for...
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Fat and Fur: Polar Bear Insulation

Staying warm in the Arctic is no easy feat, but it’s one for which polar bears are ‘custom designed’ Read More
Staying warm in the Arctic is no easy feat, but it’s one for which polar bears are ‘custom designed’
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Polar Bear Week: Less ice, fewer bears

From the moment a polar bear cub is born, its life is tied to the sea ice that is the foundation of marine life in the Arctic. Read More
From the moment a polar bear cub is born, its life is tied to the sea ice that is...
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Apex predators in the Arctic Ocean: can there only be one?

For thousands of years, polar bears have reigned as the top predator in the Arctic marine regions. But as the Arctic summer periods of sea- ice-free conditions are getting steadily longer, a... Read More
For thousands of years, polar bears have reigned as the top predator in the Arctic marine regions. ...
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Tagging Greenland sharks, the “Jaws of the North”

This past August, WWF travelled up to the edge of the Last Ice Area to learn more about Greenland sharks—one of the Arctic’s largest and most mysterious predators. Read More
This past August, WWF travelled up to the edge of the Last Ice Area to learn more about Greenland...
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Over 42,000 voices for polar bears!

When we asked WWF supporters to thank Arctic countries for their work to conserve polar bears, the message quickly spread to all corners of the earth. Read More
When we asked WWF supporters to thank Arctic countries for their work to conserve polar bears, the message quickly...
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