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Proposed Polar Bear Trade Ban Divides Wildlife Groups

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, polar bears, wildlife trade, ban )

- 1997 days ago -
The proposed all-out ban is set to be discussed during a UN meeting in Thailand in March. Some groups support the effort, saying that the trade of bear products has a significant impact on polar bears' fight against extinction.

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Sandra s (130)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 6:21 pm
noted,thank you,xxx

lori c (29)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 4:34 am

. (0)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 10:35 am
I am truly confused. Who cares at this point if it's climate change, that is having a greater effect on polar bears,or killing these animals for their "parts". BOTH are contributing to the polar bear's demise.
I can't understand why the WWF has not made a stand on not touching the polar bear at all. I have to missing something.
The first thing that I found bizarre was a UN meeting in Thailand over polar about a UN meeting in Thailand over their slaughtering of dogs.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 1:21 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cher.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 1:52 pm

Carol H (229)
Monday December 31, 2012, 4:12 pm
noted, thank you
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