March 18, 2009 13:59 ET

Media Advisory: WWF Polar Bear Experts Available for Comment

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 18, 2009) - The meeting of the parties to the 1973 International Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears and their Habitat held in Tromso, Norway will be concluding the morning of Thursday, March 19, 2009. WWF experts will be available from Norway to speak about what was achieved or not achieved during the meeting by the countries involved (Canada, Denmark - Greenland, Norway, Russia, US). We will also have a spokesperson available here in Canada for interviews. A WWF media release will also be issued tomorrow morning.

When: Thursday, March 19, 2009

Time: 9:00 a.m. EST onwards

This news release and associated material can be found on wwf.ca.

Contact Information

  • To arrange interviews from Norway, contact:
    WWF Arctic Programme
    Clive Tesar
    Head of Communications
    Cell: (+47) 92 62 30 30
    To arrange interviews in Canada contact:
    Kyle Ferguson, Manager, Communications
    (416) 484-7732 or Cell: (416) 819-5631