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Detailed Discussion of Polar Bears and the Laws Governing Them in the Five Arctic States


This discussion provides a description of the current threats to polar bears and how the current legislative regimes in Canada, Greenland, Norway, Russia and the the United States respond to these threats.

Multilateral Conservation of Polar Bears Agreement done at Oslo November 15, 1973



This 1973 agreement between the governments of Canada, Denmark, Norway, USSR, and the United States recognizes the responsibilities of the circumpolar countries for coordination of actions to protect polar bears.


The agreement commits the signatories to manage polar bear populations in accordance with sound conservation practices; prohibits hunting, killing, and capturing bears except for limited purposes and by limited methods, and commits all parties to protect the ecosystems of polar bears, especially denning and feeding areas and migration corridors.


The agreement was signed by the United States on November 15, 1973, ratified on September 30, 1976, and entered into force in this country on November 1, 1976.

NO - Aquaculture - Regulation concerning Transportation of Aquaculture Animals




The purpose of this regulation is to promote good aquatic animal health and ensure good fish welfare during transportation.

NO - Aquaculture - Regulation pertaining to Establishing and Expanding Aquaculture Establishments, Pet Shops, etc.


The purpose of this regulation is to promote good aquatic animal health and ensure good fish and decapod welfare.

NO - Aquaculture - Regulations concerning abattoirs and processing plants for aquaculture animals




The purpose of these regulations is to promote good health in aquaculture animals and ensure good fish welfare.

NO - Aquaculture - Regulations relating to Operation of Aquaculture establishments


The purpose of these Regulations is to contribute to the sustainable development of the aquaculture industry and to its development as a profitable, competitive and viable coastal industry. The purpose is also to promote good health in aquaculture animals and ensure good fish welfare.

Norway
Noway - Cruelty - Norwegian Animal Welfare Act (2010)


This comprehensive Animal Welfare Act from Norway covers nearly all aspects in the treatment of animals, including research, farming, and general care. 

The intention of this Act is to promote good animal welfare and respect for animals.