Safari Club International (SCI) going to Supreme Court
Embattled with U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServicesBear Hunting Magazine
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) listed the polar bear as threatened in 2008. SCI (along with Conservation Force and Congress of Radical Equality) has been in litigation over the ruling since then.
SCI says this ruling is detrimental to the health of the species, because it limits importing bears for harvesting, wipes out associated fees generally contributed to conservation and research, and fails to contribute to local community economies that manage the species.
Read the full brief.