Polar Bears to get their own bumper sticker
Nunavut July 12, 2012
Polar bears are okay. Their populations are healthy, stable and can sustain responsible harvesting.
That’s the message Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. wants to take to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species meeting in Thailand next March via their new bumper sticker, officially released and handed out during Nunavut Day celebrations by NTI President Cathy Towtongie.
The sticker, which was mailed to all Nunavut residents, and will be distributed further in coming months, features a mother bear and cub, standing on sea ice, in a landscape of snow and sky.
“NTI intends to carry this message to the world,” Towtongie said.
It’s important people know and understand that what Inuit have said for decades is true, she said.
The purpose of the stickers is to inform southern Canadians, an international audience and environmental groups such as Greenpeace that polar bears are okay, she said.