Archived news for 2011

Nunavut to increase harvest in Western Hudson Bay

Saturday November 12 2011

Nunavut has decided to increase the total allowable harvest of the Western Hudsonj Bay subpopulation from 8 to 21 bears, in a subpopulation that at the moment is declining even without a harvest.

2011 Meeting of the Parties in Iqaluit, Canada

Monday November 07 2011

A third Meeting of the Parties, the second since 1981, was held in Iqaluit, Canada, the capital of the territory of Nunavut, Canada, October 24-26, 2011.

New book on polar bears from Ian Stirling

Wednesday July 06 2011

"Polar bears: The natural history of a threatened species" is a comprehensive book on the ecology of polar bears and their habitat for the wider audience, and it is a pleasure to read.

New book about polar bear harvest in Northwest Greenland

Wednesday February 02 2011

In a new study from the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources 72 hunters have been interviewed about their catches the last five decades, and new insights about the catch has been synthesized and presented.

Proceedings from last meeting available

Friday January 28 2011

A long editing process has ended, and the proceedings from the 15th meeting of the PBSG in Copenhagen is finally available for download.