Does the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Listing Provide More Protection of the Polar Bear?

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This report discusses the polar bear that has been protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) since 1972. The polar bear was listed because the bear's primary habitat of sea ice was threatened with destruction due to global climate change.

Creator(s): Alexander, Kristina
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 2, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Alexander, Kristina

Legislative Attorney American Law Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 2, 2008
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This report discusses the polar bear that has been protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) since 1972. The polar bear was listed because the bear's primary habitat of sea ice was threatened with destruction due to global climate change.

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14 pages.

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Keyword(s): polar bears
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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