16 Apr '11, 6am

One hell of a good news! 1-0 for Russian Polar Bears!

One hell of a good news! 1-0 for Russian Polar Bears!

Polar bears are classified as endangered but there was still a small quota of 29 bears a year each allowed to be hunted by both the US and Russia to allow for indigenous practice . Vladimir Putin has stepped up this year and declared that there will not be any hunting of bears in Russia's far north this year. Some are a bit sceptical about the motive and Vladimir Krever, a wildlife preservation expert with the World Wildlife Fund's Moscow office, is quoted in the Moscow Times as saying " the decision not to use the quota was probably made because authorities could not meet the conditions set in the treaty with the United States.They must have monitoring and enforcement systems in place in Chukotka, but currently there are no mechanisms to control the catch," Krever said probably 30 animals are being killed illegally in Chukotka each year. He added that the hunting quota wa...

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