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"Enviro Groups Decry U.S. Refusal to List Spotted Seals as Endangered"

"The Obama administration rejected a proposed endangered species listing today for Alaska's spotted seals, saying the animals would adapt to climate change. Environmentalists, who had petitioned for the listing by citing threats to the seal from Arctic oil and gas development and melting sea ice, expressed outrage over the decision."

Source: Greenwire, 10/19/2009


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