Polar Bear Supporters Lose Court Case

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A federal appeals court made a final decision Wednesday on whether Fish and Wildlife could allow oil companies to interfere with polar bears. Fish and Wildlife service wrongfully issued authorization for oil companies to work in areas that could potentially hurt the bears. They claimed Fish and Wildlife failed to consider effects of climate change and had a false idea of how many polar bears would be affected. Tags: oil drilling polar bear arctic

Yogi Bear Giveaway

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Yogi Bear features everyone’s favorite talking bear Yogi (Dan Aykroyd) and his adorable sidekick Boo Boo (Justin Timberlake) as they raise havoc with their hair-brained schemes in Jellystone Park much to the chagrin of Ranger Smith (Tom Cavanagh). When Jellystone is threatened by a logging company Yogi teams up with a documentary filmmaker (Anna Farris) and must prove that he is indeed “Smarter than the average bear!”. Tell me your favorite thing about bears!

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Sarah Palin Thinks Bush Administration Too Environmentally Friendly

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The state has sued Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, seeking to reverse his decision to give polar bears protection under the Endangered Species Act. Sarah Palin, a Republican, and other state officials say that by listing the bear as threatened, the government will cripple offshore oil and gas development. Thank god we have people like her to protect oil companies from the likes of George Bush and Dick Cheney

Have You Considered Keeping Goats as Pets?

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They are also social animals, so as well as enjoying your company, it’s important to keep at least two together so they have company all the time. Bear in mind they are good at jumping, but also at damaging fences, so you will need to make sure you have secure fencing of reasonable height to make sure they don’t escape. Have you considered keeping goats as pets?

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From Today's New York Times

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To the Editor: Re “ Bearing Up ” (Op-Ed, Jan. Sarah Palin of Alaska, the scientific literature is very clear that polar bear survival is highly threatened in the wild. Because polar bears are at the top of the marine food chain, their bodies accumulate persistent organic pollutants that disrupt their reproductive systems. They are also endangered by a loss of habitat, as energy companies encroach on more and more of their territory for oil and gas operations.

Happy “Howl-a-days”!

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pet supplies company, has generously agreed to donate $3 million worth of Hartz pet supplies to animal shelters in the U.S. If you can sew, create a simple stuffed teddy bear for your pup. A few great ideas and links to help you and your pet enjoy the holiday season. If you have extra dog shirts/sweaters around (or if you would like to buy new ones), send them to The Dog Project. They are collecting sweaters to help dogs in shelters keep warm in the winter months.

Are You Wearing Man's Best Friend? That Trim on the Hood of Your Jacket Might Be Dog Fur!

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But when HSUS purchased several of these jackets, the jackets arrived bearing the labels "Made in China" and "genuine raccoon fur." Wherever companies profit from cruelty, you can rest assured that they will try to hide that cruelty from consumers, because cruelty makes a rather poor PR statement.

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