Court upholds federal plan to protect vast polar bear habitat in Alaska

A federal government plan to protect a vast area of the US Arctic as habitat for polar bears has been upheld by an appeals court, overturning a previous victory by the state of Alaska and fossil fuel lobbyists against the designation.

The Guardian

Last updated on 02 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Species: 
Ursus maritimus
Species group: 
Marine mammals