Nunavut: Narwhal Tusk Trade Restriction Lifted In All But One Community
Nunavut Tunngavik vice President James Eetoolook today announced that the International trade restrictions on narwhal tusks has been removed by Department of Fisheries and Oceans for all Nunavut Communities except one – Grise Fiord.
In 2010 DFO stopped issuing CITES export permits for narwhal tusks from 17 Nunavut communities. NTI challenged this trade restriction by initiating legal action against DFO. In...
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