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Two Arctic Ice Seals Gain Endangered Species Act Protection - Warming Climate a Key Factor


Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, protection, wildlife, nature, CO2emissions, climatechange, climate )

Cal
- 726 days ago - enn.com
Ringed seals and bearded seals, found in the waters off Alaska, are the first species since polar bears to be protected primarily because of climate change threats.



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Nicole W. (645)
Monday December 31, 2012, 5:10 am
hooray! they need these protections! thank you Cal!
 

Christeen Anderson (554)
Monday December 31, 2012, 5:57 am
Yea. Good news. Thanks.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Monday December 31, 2012, 7:46 am
A step in the right direction!
 

pam w. (191)
Monday December 31, 2012, 9:16 am
Just the very beginning....but a good one.
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Monday December 31, 2012, 10:56 am
Good news, for sure! Thanks Cal.
 

naomi cohen (37)
Monday December 31, 2012, 2:20 pm
so great! thank you.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday December 31, 2012, 6:25 pm
noted, thank you Cal
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Monday December 31, 2012, 11:08 pm
Good News!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (395)
Monday December 31, 2012, 11:54 pm
Great news! And this list must grow and grow!
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:29 am
Good baby step...
noted with hope
Thank you, Cal!
 

Paul Girardin (126)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:41 am
Noted ... also with hope.

Thanks for sharing!
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:50 am
it's small but it's better than nothing...
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 1:52 am
small steps are followed by bigger ones ... right!
 

Tanya W. (55)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:49 am
Noted and happy some progress is being made for our artic friends.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 4:22 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 6:01 am
Now I am confused, polar bears feed mainly on ringed seals and bearded seals so how to stop the polar bears from eating them, without hurting the polar bear?
 

Jane H. (138)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 7:51 am
good news!
 

Ruth S. (0)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 8:18 am
Great!
 

Dave C. (227)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 8:31 am
I THINK polar bears mostly feed on ringed seals.....not bearded.......they also will eat whale...and unfortunately due to human movement into their territories and loss of food are scavenging more and more
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 2:58 pm
thanks for the great news!!
 

Carol Cowbrough (95)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:10 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 3:57 pm
noted :-)
 

Mary T. (185)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 5:48 pm
Thank Cal for the good news.
 

LMj Sunshine (144)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 7:25 pm
Great news, thank you for sharing!!
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 5:19 pm
Thanks. These are such sweet animals who very much deserve our protection before it's to lat.
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 2:14 pm
Noted and Good News Cal :-0Thnx
 
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