17 Sep '12, 5pm

Arctic Seals Still Left Unprotected

Arctic Seals Still Left Unprotected

Two imperiled species of arctic seals who are suffering from the effects of climate change, disease and industrialization off the coast of northern Alaska may get some much needed help if a lawsuit to get them protected under the Endangered Species Act is successful. This week, the Center for Biological Diversity sued the Obama Administration arguing that the National Marine Fisheries Service, which operates under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), illegally delayed listing ringed and bearded seals as threatened species. The agency proposed protection in response to a petition in 2010 and threatened status should have been finalized this June, but it never happened. The center is arguing that the agency should be required by the court to list them now. “The Obama administration needs to throw bearded and ringed seals a lifeline before their sea-ice...

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