Does the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Listing Provide More Protection of Polar Bear?: A Look at the Special Rules

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This report looks at the regulations surrounding the polar bear, which has been protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) since 1972. The report discusses the protections, prohibitions, and special rules for polar bears as well as exceptions to the rules, habitat issues, recovery plans, and other issues regarding polar bear protections.

Creator(s): Alexander, Kristina
Location(s): Arctic
Creation Date: March 26, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Alexander, Kristina

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 26, 2009
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Arctic
Description:

This report looks at the regulations surrounding the polar bear, which has been protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) since 1972. The report discusses the protections, prohibitions, and special rules for polar bears as well as exceptions to the rules, habitat issues, recovery plans, and other issues regarding polar bear protections.

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16 pages.

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Keyword(s): polar bears
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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