ENDANGERED SPECIES: Judges uphold import ban on polar bear hides Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Federal judges today upheld the Interior Department's limits on the importation of hunted polar bears from Canada. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.