Tough week for wildlife and the environment
News was bad the week of March 10-16 for wildlife and the environment. Here are some of the lowlights:
Monday — Environmental groups sued the Bush Administration for not meeting a deadline to rule on a petition to list the polar bear as a threatened species. The petition to list the polar bear was submitted in 2005. The deadline for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to respond with its final ruling is now more than two months overdue.
Polar bear numbers are strong now, but a ...
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