Judge orders federal government to decide polar bear listing

April 29th, 2008 in Biology /
Judge orders federal government to decide polar bear listing (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)


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 federal judge has ordered the Interior Department to decide within 16 days whether polar bears should be listed as a threatened species because of global warming.



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