Polar Bears overview

Global concern about the threat of climate change has turned polar bears into a flagship ‘endangered’ species that can be exploited by animal activist NGOs, skilled in the art of tugging people’s heartstrings to raise funds. In 2013, animal rights NGOs, supported by the USA, tried unsuccessfully to list polar bears in CITES’ appendix I… Continue reading Polar Bears overview

‘NOT GOING EXTINCT’: Court documents claim Canadian polar bear population is thriving

In this file photo taken on November 13, 2007 a polar bear walks in the snow near the Hudson Bay outside Churchill, Mantioba, Canada. PHOTO BY PAUL J. RICHARDS /AFP/Getty Images

By Aidan Wallace. Originally published in the Toronto Sun. The polar bear population is increasing according to federal affidavits submitted by Inuit groups, Blacklock’s Reporter reports. “Inuit have not noticed a significant decline in the health of the polar bears,” the director of wildlife management for the Nunavik Marine Region Wildlife Board wrote in a court affidavit.… Continue reading ‘NOT GOING EXTINCT’: Court documents claim Canadian polar bear population is thriving