Polar Bears Adrift

Cole, Diane
March 2008
Science & Spirit;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on the threat to habitats and survival of polar bears. The U.S. government has allowed oil drilling in Alaskan bear sanctuaries and the issue of protection of polar bears under "threatened species" is yet to be decided. It mentions that the rapid melting of glaciers and receding Arctic ice is threatening the bear's habitat and food source, and adds that according to scientific data, the bear population is declining.


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