Species at risk 

Wildlife poaching and environmental crime are on the rise around the world, and Canada is no exception

click to flip through (5) SHUTTERSTOCK.COM - While Canada's made significant efforts to protect polar bear populations and ensure their continued health, when auction prices for hides spiked from $5,000 to $20,000 apiece several years ago, illegal harvest rose in tandem.
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  • While Canada's made significant efforts to protect polar bear populations and ensure their continued health, when auction prices for hides spiked from $5,000 to $20,000 apiece several years ago, illegal harvest rose in tandem.