This section examines many--but certainly not all--of the problems besetting management of grizzly bears in the United States, including inadequate goals for recovery, flawed arguments for justifying management strategies, and institutionalized corruption. Inadequate goals set the stage for inadequate management. Flawed arguments perpetuate inadequate regimes. And corruption guarantees that management will remain slaved through cultural loyalties and financial dependencies to the special interests of a small minority invested in perpetuating the primacy of sport hunting.
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