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With the threat of exponential climate change threatening polar bears, we need the IUCN to prepare for the worst case scenarios for this beautiful bear. Sign now to tell the IUCN that polar bears need to be classified as a "Threatened" species now!
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It is once again time to take a stand for the precious polar bear. A report recently surfaced about a mother polar bear who swam for nine days, nonstop, searching for food for herself and her cub. While polar bears are accustomed to freezing temperatures, the unprecedented nine-day swim caused the bear to lose more than twenty percent of her body fat, as well as her small cub.

The distance and time of the mother's swim indicates that warming temperatures are having profound effects on polar bear survival — she was forced to swim for nine straight days in order to find an ice floe.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has repeatedly refused to uplist the polar bear from "threatened" to "endangered." But it's clear that polar bears are in serious peril. Urge Secretary Salazar to list polar bears as "endangered" once again in order to increase the urgency on saving this majestic species!

Dear Secretary Salazar:

A report recently surfaced about a mother polar bear who swam for nine days, nonstop, searching for food for herself and her cub. Although polar bears are equipped to handle the freezing climate, the unprecedented nine-day swim proved to be catastrophic for the bear — she lost more than twenty percent of her body weight and her small cub died attempting to make the journey with her.

Global warming is wreaking havoc on the polar bears' habitat, as melting ice floes are becoming harder and harder to find. If bears don't have sufficient ice surfaces to rest on, they will eventually drown searching for food.

I am writing to ask that you declare polar bears as endangered. If we don't create urgency surrounding the polar bears' situation, we will continue with the false idea that nothing needs to be done in order to preserve this majestic species.

Thank you for your time.

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Aug 7, 2017 Petra Bente
Aug 7, 2017 carla renders
Aug 6, 2017 Cyndi Overhulse
Aug 5, 2017 Leslie Evelo
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Aug 4, 2017 Mary Kay Siegel
Aug 4, 2017 Robin Sellers
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Aug 3, 2017 FRED KAHN
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Aug 3, 2017 Kees Albers
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Aug 3, 2017 Desta Barnabe
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Aug 2, 2017 alicia hernandez
Aug 1, 2017 Lin Westler
Aug 1, 2017 Izumi Ogawa-Schulz
Jul 31, 2017 Karen Moore
Jul 31, 2017 Judith Mayhew
Jul 31, 2017 Sally Wynn
Jul 31, 2017 KJ Ortiz The polar bear is endangered and our country must do all it can to preserve and treasure this beautiful animal.
Jul 31, 2017 Roberta Hamilton
Jul 31, 2017 Sophie Dahavarian
Jul 31, 2017 Susan Dutch
Jul 30, 2017 Dawn Pecoraro
Jul 30, 2017 Raymond Ings
Jul 29, 2017 Lisa Loos
Jul 29, 2017 Pauline Underwood Please declare polar bears as endangered.
Jul 27, 2017 Patty Currey
Jul 27, 2017 Catherine D.
Jul 26, 2017 Francisca Brechbuhler
Jul 26, 2017 Aurelia Gergely
Jul 26, 2017 Sherry Holsomback
Jul 26, 2017 Karen Moore
Jul 26, 2017 Johanna Hantel
Jul 26, 2017 Karen Supplee
Jul 26, 2017 Pamela Puskarich
Jul 26, 2017 Shari Spray

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