Canada's Growing Polar Bear Population 'Becoming a Problem,' Locals say
"This legislation announced today by Chairman Markey will give polar bears desperately needed protection,"
Polar bears, the lumbering carnivores of the arctic, continue to be the poster bear – er, child – for global warmers everywhere who are convinced the baby seal munchers are being driven to extinction by man’s irresponsible release of CO2 into the atmosphere.
Next to whales, the cuddly fur balls enjoy a special place on the “Animals to Love” list. Grown-ups adore them (provided it’s from a safe distance), and grade-school kids who can’t find Greenland or Manitoba on a map raid their penny jars to save them.
But are the denizens of the deep north facing extinction? Are they...