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Wednesday, May 14, 2008

polar bear endangerment decision looms.

Bush administration officials are under a court order to decide by tomorrow whether to add the polar bear to the list of endangered species. The decision will cap a three-year campaign by environmentalists to show that climate change has the potential to imperil wildlife. Critics say any listing is a bad idea. Polar bears are threatened, but not endangered.

-excerpt from NPR

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