Representatives of polar bear range states, including Geoff Haskett (on right), U.S. Head of Delegation and Service Regional Director, Alaska. Credit: Photo Courtesy of Geoff York.
Polar Bear Range States Meet in Moscow, Russia
December 09, 2013
A meeting of the polar bear range states – United States, Canada, Greenland, Norway, and Russian Federation – under the 1973 Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears concluded December 6. The two-day meeting brought together scientists, wildlife managers, technical experts, and representatives of native peoples of the Arctic, including Alaska Natives, to discuss current and future challenges faced by the polar bear.
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