Protected Alaska Habitat for Polar Bears

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  proposes that 200,000 square miles (518,000 sq km) of coastline and shallow Arctic Ocean waters be designated as critical habitat for threatened polar bear. The area, which would be the largest ever designated for an Endangered Species Act-listed population, overlaps the territory with the largest existing oil fields in the United States where companies operate and plan to explore more.Environmentalists said they were pleased with the plan, which is subject to a 60-day public review before it becomes final….

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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