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Symbol and sustenance: The complex role of polar bears
To many in Northern communities, polar bears are a vital part of their livelihoods. They’re a source of art, lore, identity and sustenance.

Polar bear patrols keep bears and communities safer. Here’s how
They’re like a SWAT team, keeping people and polar bears safe from each other. Armed with a range of non-lethal weapons and techniques, WWF’s polar bear patrols have led to a significant reduction in the number of these magnificent creatures that are killed each year to protect people and property.

The coolest week of the year celebrates the polar bear
Visit our blog, Facebook and Instagram to get an in-depth look at the work WWF and partners are doing to keep polar bear populations going strong.

Polar Bear on Thin Ice: Melting sculpture represents plight of people and polar bears in the North
As we approach the twenty-first United Nations Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP 21), Equiterre and WWF-Canada are teaming up to present an art project called Polar Bear on Thin Ice. The event will illustrate the impacts of climate disruption using an ice sculpture of a polar bear, an outdoor video projection, and a conference on Arctic issues.

On the Edge of Life: filming with National Geographic on Lancaster Sound
In June WWF-Canada expert Pete Ewins took part in a field camp on Lancaster Sound with WWF’s partner the National Geographic Society.