November 24, 2020

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Study Placing Polar Bear on Threatened List

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been petitioned to consider placing the polar bear as threatened on the Endangered Species List. The petition showed several statistics mostly pertaining to the effects of global warming that is reducing habitat and hunting grounds of the bear. One study suggests that at the present rate, if nothing is done, the bears will be extinct in 100 years.

You can visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service web site for more information on this petition.

This report deals with climate changes in the artic.

This report sheds light on polar bear hunting quotas for Nunavut.

Tom Remington

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