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Adopt a polar bear
Donation amount: 250 kn
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Magnificent polar bears depend on Arctic sea ice to hunt and raise their young. Climate change is threatening their survival. Adopt a polar bear and support our work.

Polar bears are getting skinnier and hungrier and face a grave challenge to their survival. Since 1972 WWF has worked hard to fight for polar bears and secure a safer future for them. However, by 2050, polar bear numbers may decline dramatically due to the rapid loss of sea ice.

Adopt a polar bear, support our work

Animal adoptions like yours give a huge boost to our work. Your symbolic adoption supports our work. In Adria, together with our partners, we are building awareness on the necessity for the coexistence of people with wildlife, maintaining a precious balance. Another major threat to that balance is wildlife crime and we are doing our best to stop it.

How does it work?

Did you know?

Polar bears are at the top of the food chain and have an important role in the overall health of the marine environment. Because they spend most of their lives on the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean depending on the ocean for their food and habitat, polar bears are the only bear species to be considered marine mammals. They can swim for long distances and steadily for many hours to get from one piece of ice to another. Their large paws are specially adapted for swimming – they use them to paddle through the water while holding their hind legs flat like a rudder.

Learn more about the polar bear

Polar bears have such a remarkable sense of smell that they can detect a seal swimming in the water – below a meter of compacted snow – up to a kilometer away.

There are approximately 26,000 wild polar bears; by 2050, polar bear numbers may decline by 30% due to the rapid loss of sea ice.

How does it work?

First of all: thank you. You’re choosing something different. This is not a normal gift. This is a special gift because it will help protect the beautiful and fragile nature that surrounds us.
This is a perfect gift for animal lovers, environmentalists or simply people with a big heart.

Only 3 steps to complete your adoption, it’s easy!

  1. Choose the animal you love the most
  2. Personalize the certificate with your own message
  3. Fill the data (you can decide what day and what time you want the person to receive your special gift)
  4. Send the gift easily by email (you'll receive a copy)
  5. Enjoy the special gift 

Last-minute gift? This is the perfect solution! You can send the personalized certificate very quickly! We'll keep you updated on how you're supporting our vital work.

Safety: our donation process is fully encrypted to ensure all personal and financial information is kept safe and secure.

Any questions? Take a look at our adoption FAQs