More polar bears alive today than 40 years ago

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  1. Revmitchell

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    Author Zac Unger was originally drawn to the arctic circle to write a “mournful elegy” about how global warming was decimating the polar bear populations. He was surprised to find that the polar bears were not in such dire straits after all.

    “There are far more polar bears alive today than there were 40 years ago,” Unger told NPR in an interview about his new book, “Never Look a Polar Bear in The Eye.” “There are about 25,000 polar bears alive today worldwide. In 1973, there was a global hunting ban. So once hunting was dramatically reduced, the population exploded.”

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/04/more-polar-bears-alive-today-than-40-years-ago/#ixzz2JxiqAUI6
     
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    Quite Rev, Al Gore may hear you.:laugh::laugh:
     

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