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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

The policy still allows people to hunt the bears for food but blocks all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest. Environmental groups are celebrating but concerned about possible loopholes.
Grizzly bear cubs follow their mother in British Columbia, Canada, in 2014. The province has banned trophy hunting of grizzlies beginning at the end of November. Source: Mick Thompson

In a win for conservationists and environmental groups, British Columbia says it will no longer allow the trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the Canadian province starting on Nov. 30.

The new policy blocks all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest but still allows people to hunt them for food

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