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Mar 8, 2009

Focus:Endangered Species
Action Request:Petition
Location:New York, United States

Urge Congress to Permanently Protect the Arctic Refuge!
Target: U.S. House of Representatives
Sponsored by:
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund


The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to caribou, snow fox and millions of migratory birds. It is also the most important onshore denning habitat for America's vanishing polar bears.

But this natural treasure is constantly under siege. Time and time again, the oil industry and their allies in Congress have sought to open this special place to harmful new drilling, threatening all of the wildlife that depend on it for survival.

We need to permanently protect the Arctic Refuge! Urge your Representative to support the Udall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act (H.R. 39) to permanently protect the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

PETITION LINK: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/567728305


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Posted: Sunday March 8, 2009, 10:20 am
Tags: bears polar endangered protection refuge environment arctic [add/edit tags]

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