Polar Bear Commission Meets in Moscow

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Photo by Eric V. Regehr, Marine Mammals Management, Polar Bears. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Russian and Americans are meeting in Moscow this week to discuss bears in the Chukchi Sea.

The first meeting of a US/Russia bilateral polar bear commission is taking place in Moscow this week. State and federal game managers are meeting with their Russian counterparts to work on developing a framework for how to manage the shared polar bear population in the Chukchi Sea for long term sustainability.

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

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