TITLE

Polar Bears Adrift

AUTHOR(S)
Cole, Diane
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Science & Spirit;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31161433

 

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