Should hunting polar bears be banned? | The Tylt
February 27 is International Polar Bear Day. Canada is home to about two-thirds of the world's polar bears, and technically only Inuit people are permitted to hunt the bears, within sustainable limits. But Inuit people can and do sell their licenses to non-Native sport hunters, and many say they're so endangered that they cannot be sustainably hunted. Should polar bear hunts be banned?
Should hunting polar bears be banned?
Inuit have direct management responsibilities and rights to most polar bears in Canada.— Jae (@RadicallySoft) December 10, 2017
A polar bear can represent as much as $100,000 to an Inuit community.
Inuit management is solid and the trade doesn't threaten the populations.
No problem. https://t.co/lmjB8PJt3m