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B.C. conservation group buys bear hunt rights in area of Great Bear Rainforest

September 17, 2012

A group adamantly opposed to trophy hunting of grizzly and black bears has bought the commercial hunting rights in a vast area of the Great Bear Rainforest. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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New effort to protect spirit bears

September 15, 2012
New effort to protect spirit bears

A conservation group has bought the hunting rights to a big chunk of the great bear rainforest in an effort to protect BC’s rare spirit bears. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation has purchased a 3,500 square kilometre hunting licence. Raincoast’s Brian Falconer estimates there are 300 to 400 of the black bear subspecies living in the [...]

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Bear hunting ban declared by 10 B.C. First Nations

September 13, 2012
Bear hunting ban declared by 10 B.C. First Nations

After years of urging the government to ban so-called trophy hunting for bears in their territory, 10 First Nations on B.C.’s north and central coast have declared their own moratorium, but it is not clear if they will be able to enforce it. CBC | British Columbia News

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Bear hunting ban declared by 10 B.C. First Nations

September 13, 2012
Bear hunting ban declared by 10 B.C. First Nations

After years of urging the government to ban so-called trophy hunting for bears in their territory, 10 First Nations on B.C.’s north and central coast have declared their own moratorium, but it is not clear if they will be able to enforce it. CBC | British Columbia News

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B.C. first nations ban trophy bear hunting

September 13, 2012

Provincial officials, B.C. hunting guides dispute whether first nations have authority to set game laws on an area twice the size of Vancouver Island globeandmail – British Columbia

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