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

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.
Date: March 26, 2009
Creator: Alexander, Kristina
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Polar Bears: Listing Under the Endangered Species Act

Description: On May 14, 2008, Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced the listing of polar bears as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The listing itself was praised by some environmentalists, other parties, who opposed the listing itself, argued that the science supporting listing was weak, but felt that the regulations mitigated some of the economic impacts of the listing.
Date: March 4, 2009
Creator: Buck, Eugene H.; Corn, M. L. & Alexander, Kristina
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Polar Bears: Listing Under the Endangered Species Act

Description: This report discusses the protection of polar bears under the Endangered Species Act and how they are affected by climate change, contaminants, and subsistence and sport hunting.
Date: June 2, 2008
Creator: Buck, Eugene H. & Corn, M. L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Polar Bear]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a polar bear named Tundra. He has arrived at Marsalis Park Zoo in Dallas.
Date: November 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections