Alaska : hunters will soon be able to kill the bears and their cubs in their dens - The Point

In the environmental field, Donald Trump continues to oppose Barack Obama and change, or even cancel the provisions that his predecessor had been unable to impl

Alaska : hunters will soon be able to kill the bears and their cubs in their dens - The Point

In the environmental field, Donald Trump continues to oppose Barack Obama and change, or even cancel the provisions that his predecessor had been unable to implement during his tenure. The current tenant of the White House is preparing to pass a law to allow hunters to kill bears and wolves, and their pups in their dens in Alaska, says The Guardian.

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This decision is widely condemned by all the associations for the preservation of nature. The National Park Service, the federal agency responsible for the management of national parks in the United States, returns as well to the rear compared to the regulations which had been put in place under the Obama presidency, including the prohibition of certain hunting practices strongly criticized, such as attracting a bear with doughnuts.

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According to the deputy director of the National Park Service, the new regulation aligns more with " those established by the State of Alaska ". The new law should enter into force shortly. The laws of the State will continue to apply. Recent prohibit hunting of bear, but exceptions can be made in some areas of the interior region of Alaska. These new changes give more freedom to the hunters. They will now take on the black bears, as well as their little ones, but also the females and their little ones, by drawing them with the light out of their dens. Use bait to attract will also be possible.

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The Obama administration had put in place the old rules in order to ensure the stability of the ecosystems and to prevent artificially reduce the populations of predators of Alaska. Donald Trump has always sought to broaden access to land to hunters and to the companies of fossil fuels. Last month, it has proposed to expand public access to hunting and fishing more than 9 000 km2 of space in 97 National Wildlife Refuges.

Updated Date: 28 May 2020, 23:33

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