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Nunavut will hunt fewer polar bears this year

COLIN CAMPBELL | October 29, 2007 |

Late last month, the government of Nunavut announced it was cutting the annual polar bear hunt in western Hudson Bay amid fears the bear population there is shrinking. The hunt will be cut from 56 bears down to 38, and could go to just eight bears next year, says Nunavut’s Environment Minister Patterk Netser.

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