Government Gives Polar Bears Cold Shoulder

(ANIMAL CONSERVATION) UNITED STATES — In lieu of the upcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, the National Resource Defense Council is proposing a second attempt for the ban on trade of polar bear parts. The polar bear species has become more endangered since the rejection of the proposal two years ago and the NRDC is asking for activist support. Council members are urging conservationists to send personal letters to the Obama Administration encouraging the United States government to readmit the motion this year. Continue reading and click the link below to help save the polar bears. — Global Animal 

The polar bear population is rapidly decreasing. Do your part and support the NRDC’s proposal for a ban on polar bear trade. Photo Credit: ThePitcher via flickr


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Despite the growing threats of climate change, toxic pollution and oil development that jeopardize the very existence of polar bears, hunters continue to kill hundreds of them every year — and are allowed to sell their body parts legally in the international market.

Call on President Obama to lead the way globally by proposing an urgently-needed ban on the commercial trade in polar bear parts at the next meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

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  1. Laurie Holifield on Facebook September 15, 2012 at 6:40 am #

    disgusting…parts….some people just don’t need to part of our planet!