It's been the theme song for many a year. Polar Bears in Alaska are declining. Now a state biologist wants the whole picture examined.
Feds say polar bears declining; state biologist disagrees
by Megan Baldino
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Center for Biological Diversity says new assessments from the federal government prove that Alaska's polar bears and walrus populations are in trouble, but a state biologist says not so fast.
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's stock assessments, the polar bear population in the southern Beaufort Sea region is declining.
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