Update: Polar Bears

Posted on September 22, 2008


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The State of Alaska announced August 5, 2008 that they had filed a long-anticipated lawsuit challenging the polar bear’s Endangered Species Act protection in federal court in Washington, D.C..

Global warming is robbing these Arctic icons of vital marine habitat – the older, stable sea ice they need to survive. Already, polar bears are drowning and even resorting to cannibalism as their home and feeding grounds melt away.

To make matters worse, Big Oil continues to relentlessly lobby Congress to open the Arctic Refuge the most important onshore denning habitat for polar bears — to destructive oil exploration and drilling.from—http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/awetzler/alaska_joins_the_polar_bear_fr.html

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