Daily Archives: May 14, 2008

Administration refusal to protect polar bear from greenhouse emissions “won’t hold up in court”

The May 14 decision to list the polar bear as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act “is a watershed event,” said Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity. But “The administration’s attempts to reduce protection to the polar bear … Continue reading

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How will the Interior Dept implement protection of polar bear as a threatened species?

Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced that he is accepting the recommendation of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dale Hall to list the polar bear as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The listing … Continue reading

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