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Victory! Polar Bear on the Way to Being Protected!

Feature story | December 26, 2006 at 18:00

On December 27, 2006, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intent to propose the polar bear as a "threatened" species under the federal Endangered Species Act, due to the meltdown of its sea-ice habitat caused by global warming.

On Eve of G8 Summit, Groups Push for Endangered Status for Polar Bears

Media release | July 4, 2005 at 18:00

As world leaders meet in Scotland to discuss issues such as global warming, Greenpeace, Center for Biological Diversity and National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a petition today with the Department of Interior calling for further...

Bush vs. the World at Global Warming Talks

Feature story | July 5, 2005 at 18:00

Eight men had a chance to change the world. Unfortunately, one of those men was George W. Bush. The heads of government of the major industrial democracies met to discuss the most serious issues facing the world as part of the annual "G8"...

Administration Will Miss Deadline for Polar Bear Endangered Species

Feature story | January 6, 2008 at 18:00

A year ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service promised a decision on the polar bear as a "threatened" species under the federal Endangered Species Act. January is here, time is up and once again the only thing this administration can come up...

Polar Bears are Starving for a Solution to Global Warming

Feature story | October 11, 2005 at 18:00

Bush-era regulation gutting protections for Polar Bear becomes Obama-era regulation...

Feature story | May 12, 2009 at 16:11

Following Secretary Ken Salazar’s announcement that he would not rescind the “polar bear special rule,” which guts Endangered Species Act protections for polar bears, Greenpeace conducted a direct communication outside of the Department of the...

Save the Act to Save the Polar Bears!

Feature story | March 24, 2009 at 19:00

On March 11th Congress passed, and President Obama signed into law, a bill giving Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar the authority to immediately rescind Bush administration regulations that eliminate essential protections for the polar bear...

Polar bear listing falls short of real protection

Feature story | May 14, 2008 at 18:21

For the last three years, the Department of Interior has been dragging its feet when it comes to protecting the polar bear. Today, it finally listed the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This might seem like a victory...

Another delay in the fight to save the Polar Bear

Feature story | March 9, 2008 at 19:00

In December of 2005, Greenpeace and two other conservation groups sued the Bush administration when it missed its first legal deadline to list the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Three years later, the federal government...

New Court Ruling Offers Polar Bears a New Chance for Survival

Blog by Michelle Frey | November 4, 2010 2 comments

Sign up today and recieve updates on our latest activities, including our fight to save the remaining polar bears in the Arctic. A federal judge ordered the Department of the Interior to reconsider its 2008 decision not to...

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