15 October 2010 Your phone call can help protect polar bears Posted by: Elizabeth Kricfalusi | 1 comment | Share: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a national treasure—and one of the most important onshore denning habitats for America’s remaining polar bears. Right now, a polar bear mother is preparing her den in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—one of the most important onshore denning habitats for America’s struggling polar bears… But Big Oil wants to get its hands on this special place. And if it does, disruptive exploration and drilling could drive polar bear mothers to abandon their cubs, leaving them to starve to death. Please call President Obama today to urge him to permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge! IMPORTANT: Please let us know that you called. We will be closely tracking the number of calls in order to ensure that all our voices are heard on this important issue. Big Oil wants to get its hands on on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And if it does, disruptive exploration and drilling could drive polar bear mothers to abandon their cubs, leaving them to starve to death. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—and to celebrate, thousands of people from across the country are calling on President Obama to permanently protect this unique national treasure and the wildlife that depend on it to survive. Please make the call for polar bear homes today! One Response to “Your phone call can help protect polar bears” Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wild Holiday Gift Ideas Looking for the perfect gift for the wildlife-lover in your life? Here’s a collection of gift ideas perfect for you. Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up Recap of Pinetop Hearing; Celebrating Sucesses: 700,000 comments from wolf supports in to USFWS regarding wolf delisting proposal; this week USDA annouces they plan to audit Wildlife Services Predator Program. Also- another call to action for our supporters: Tell your Congressman to sign Grijalva and Fitzpatrick’s letter endorsing continued protection of gray wolves! Audit of Wildlife Services to be Conducted in 2014 United States Department of Agriculture’s Inspector General has confirmed that they will be undertaking an audit of Wildlife Services’ Predator Control program in 2014.