U.S. stops trying to ban trade in polar bears

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to stop pushing for an international ban on the trade in polar bear parts -- an effort that has been strenuously opposed by Inuit and the Canadian government.

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Last updated on 04 May 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Canada
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Ursus maritimus
Species group: 
Marine mammals