Fish & Wildlife issues polar bear plan
Conservation strategy recognizes loss of sea ice as main threat but also involves management of human interactions with the bears
Having in 2008 listed the polar bear as threatened under the terms of the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has now issued a conservation plan for the species. In a Jan. 9 press release announcing publication of the plan, the agency said that the rapid loss of the bears’ sea....
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