grizzly bears

New Bear on the Block: Grizzlies Spotted in Black and Polar Bear Habitats

New Bear on the Block: Grizzlies Spotted in Black and Polar Bear Habitats

For the first time, scientists have observed three American bear species—the black bear, polar bear and grizzly bear—using the same habitat in Canada’s Wapusk National Park. “Scientifically, it has never been documented anywhere,” Doug Clark of the University of Saskatchewan told the Canadian Press. Using remote cameras, Clark and his research team documented 401 bear-visits […]

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    Wyoming Proposes Grizzly Bear Hunt for First Time in Four Decades

    Wyoming Proposes Grizzly Bear Hunt for First Time in Four Decades

    Yellowstone grizzly bears could be legally hunted for the first time in four decades under a proposal issued by Wyoming officials last week. The move comes less than a year after the iconic bears were stripped of Endangered Species Act protections. Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s new draft regulation would allow the killing of up […]

    British Columbia Bans Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

    British Columbia Bans Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

    British Columbia’s provincial government Monday announced a decision to prohibit grizzly bear hunting province-wide. In stark contrast to the province’s decision to protect its estimated 15,000 grizzly bears, the Trump administration in June removed endangered species protections for the roughly 700 bears found in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Following the removal of federal protections, Idaho, […]

    Battle Begins to Restore Protections for Greater Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

    Battle Begins to Restore Protections for Greater Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

    By WildEarth Guardian Wednesday, WildEarth Guardians sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, challenging the agency’s flawed rule stripping grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem of Endangered Species Act protections. The service’s premature removal of crucial federal safeguards undermines the recovery of the species as a whole, while subjecting grizzlies stepping outside the safety […]

    Yellowstone Grizzlies Lose Federal Protection

    Yellowstone Grizzlies Lose Federal Protection

    Thanks to Newsy for their coverage on Thursday’s news that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone region from the Endangered Species List. Watch above as Newsy explains that the decision comes despite serious concerns from the environmental and scientific community, and Tribal Nations about a declining, isolated grizzly […]

    Yellowstone Grizzly Bears to Lose Endangered Species Protection

    Yellowstone Grizzly Bears to Lose Endangered Species Protection

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone region on Thursday from the Endangered Species List. The decision comes despite serious concerns in the scientific community about a declining, isolated population with diminishing food resources and record-high mortalities, as well as strong opposition from an unprecedented number of Tribal Nations. […]

    David Suzuki: It’s Time to End BC’s Cruel Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

    David Suzuki: It’s Time to End BC’s Cruel Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunt

    Grizzly bears venturing from dens in search of food this spring will face landscapes dominated by mines, roads, pipelines, clearcuts and ever-expanding towns and cities. As in years past, they’ll also face the possibility of painful death at the hands of trophy hunters. British Columbia’s spring bear hunt just opened. Hunters are fanning across the […]

    50 Native Tribes Join Fight to Prevent Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

    50 Native Tribes Join Fight to Prevent Delisting of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

    Tribal leaders from the U.S. and Canada signed a joint treaty today opposing the proposed delisting of Yellowstone grizzly bears by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). More than 50 federally recognized tribes, backed by the 900,000-member Assembly of First Nations, support the treaty. The USFWS has been working to remove the Yellowstone grizzly […]