A federal judge today upheld the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision that the polar bear be listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, and continue to receive the protections afforded by the law.
Posts Categorized: Climate Change
Our Red Hot and Green series may be winding down, but things are heating up in the West! In order decrease the damage done by forest fires, Caitlin and a group of Defenders’ volunteers are raking for raptors!
You saw it here first! Read on to get a sneak preview of an excerpt from Susan McGrath’s article on the plight of the polar bear, “On Thin Ice.” The full story will be featured in the July issue of the National Geographic magazine, available on newsstands June 28.
The extremes just keep coming in the weather world – from droughts and forest fires to the wettest springs on record and massive flooding. How are policymakers responding to this? Unfortunately, by going to some extremes of their own.
As summer heats up, most of us want to cool down. But taking advantage of breezy days when the mercury isn’t too high is a great way to cut back on otherwise fired up carbon emissions. Take it from Alli – staying cool for coral!