Petition: Ban Polar Bear Trophy Hunting

Petition: Ban Polar Bear Trophy Hunting

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Scientists believe that could cause to go extinct by the end of the century. With higher temperatures and less sea ice, polar bears will not be able to get enough food and provide for their children.

This tragic possibility seems like something that every person in power should be working to avoid. Sadly, that is not the case.

Trump’s presidency has been full of rollbacks that severely weaken environmental and wildlife protections.

This includes weakening the nation’s most essential environmental law, NEPA, as well as opening up 20 million acres of national preserve lands in Alaska for .

He also opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling. Because methods at detecting polar bears are often ineffective, these poor bears are at risk of being buried alive in their dens.

Despite all of these threats and polar bears’ vulnerable status, are still paying large sums of money to kill these amazing animals for “fun.”

Experts have warned that polar bears must be banned if this species is going to have any chance at survival.

Sign this petition to demand the U.S., Canada, and Russia do everything in their power to ban the trophy hunting of polar bears!

This article was first published by OneGreenPlanet on 18 September 2020. Lead Image Source : Vaclav Sebek/Shutterstock.


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Karen Lyons Kalmenson

If you want to hunt build a time machine and go back to the Stone Age heartless sorry suckaz