Polar Bears Being Considered for U.S. Endangered List

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: February 10, 2006   View Article

The Bush Administration yesterday kicked off a process to determine whether polar bears should be added to the United States endangered species list because their habitat is melting.

The action is “a significant acknowledgement of what global warming is doing to the Arctic ice,” said Kassie Siegel, an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity in Joshua Tree, California.

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