Polar bears in good shape, Inuvialuit hunters say in study


By: - Climate DepotApril 2, 2015 11:11 AM

Polar bears in good shape, Inuvialuit hunters say in study

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Polar bears in good shape, Inuvialuit hunters say in studyTraditional knowledge has always shown there are more bears out there than scientists estimate, Pokiak told CBC News: “That’s part of the traditional knowledge we wanted to collect.” The study, published by the Wildlife Management Advisory Council, came from interviews with 75 hunters in all six Inuvialuit communities over a three-year period. It found traditional knowledge holders in the region say the bears are healthy and their population is stable.

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