Canadian panel: Climate change is threat to polar bears

Apr 26, 2008
Canadian panel: Climate change is threat to polar bears (AP)
A polar bear mother and her two cubs in Wapusk National Park on the shore of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba, in this Nov. 6, 2007 file photo. A scientific group that advises the government on endangered species has decided that polar bears don't yet need more protection. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Jonathan Hayward)

(AP) -- A scientific committee that advises Canada's government on endangered species said Friday that climate change is a threat to the survival of the polar bear, but the species does not face extinction.



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