News Archive 2009-2018

International Trade Group Rejects Polar Bear Protections (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) Archives

A U.S. proposal to end international trophy hunting and commercial trade in polar bear parts was voted down Thursday at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in Doha, Qatar. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a statement expressing disappointment but also pledged to pursue protections for polar bears.