Allocating Harvests among Polar Bear Stocks in the Beaufort Sea

@inproceedings{Amstrup2005AllocatingHA,
  title={Allocating Harvests among Polar Bear Stocks in the Beaufort Sea},
  author={Steven C. Amstrup and George M Durner and Ian Lange Stirling and Trent McDonald},
  year={2005}
}
Recognition that polar bears are shared by hunters in Canada and Alaska prompted development of the “Polar Bear Management Agreement for the Southern Beaufort Sea.” Under this Agreement, the harvest of polar bears from the southern Beaufort Sea (SBS) is shared between Inupiat hunters of Alaska and Inuvialuit hunters of Canada. Quotas for each jurisdiction are to be reviewed annually in light of the best available scientific information. Ideal implementation of the Agreement has been hampered by… CONTINUE READING

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