Researchers, looking at hunting management policies across 62 U.S. and Canadian states, provinces and territories, found that a majority of those policies lacked "four fundamental hallmarks of science relevant to natural resource management" – measurable objectives, evidence, transparency and independent review.

    The researchers looked at 667 hunt management systems for 27 species groups and found that 60 percent of them had fewer than half of the criteria.

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