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Polar bears and global warming

The United States has proposed listing polar bears as a threatened species citing climate change as the culprit. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne said that the rising temperatures in the Arctic are reducing the sea ice that polar bears need for hunting, making it difficult to find food. Andrew Wetzler, a senior attorney at NRDC stated that "The time for half-measures and delay is over,"… "We must face the scientific warnings and address the challenge now."

To read the full article please visit http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Global_Warming_

Polar bears are a very charismatic species that might help expose the effect of global warming in the fauna of the Earth. Given that modern agriculture is responsible for almost 20% of global warming gases released into the atmosphere, the choice of diet should be a primary human concern. The transition to a plant-based diet potentially holds solutions to some environmental problems.

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