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Walrus Odobenus rosmarus lying on ice, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway © Wild Wonders of Europe / Ole Joergen Liodden / WWF

Hauling Out International trade and management of Walrus

Walrus Odobenus rosmarus lying on ice, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway © Wild Wonders of Europe / Ole Joergen Liodden / WWF

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Published 27th November 2014

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New report examines potential threat to walruses from hunting and trade

Cambridge, UK, 27th November 2014—A new report from TRAFFIC and WWF examines the international trade in walrus parts and derivatives in view of the looming additional threat posed to this Arctic species from climate change and the break up of sea ice. 

Hauling out: International trade and management of Walrus

Report author(s):
Tanya Shadbolt, Tom Arnbom, Ernest W. T. Cooper

Publication date:
November 2014