Polar bear statue in U.K. heralds fight with Canadian Inuit over proposed trade ban

A life-sized sculpture of a huge polar bear has been unveiled near the centre of London as part of a bid to rally politicians in Britain and across Europe to back a global trade ban on rugs and other products derived from the iconic Arctic animal — a plan strongly opposed by the Canadian government and Inuit communities that rely on income derived from what they consider a sustainable harvest.

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