July 14( ANI ): In a new threat to a number of Arctic animals
like polar bears, bowhead whales and other such animals, the United States (US) has permitted an Italian multinational oil and gas company to go ahead with drilling plans in federal waters off Alaska.
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face additional hazards from human activity, according to Brigham: Fish flee ships' noise, and marine mammals are wounded by collisions with boat hulls or entanglements in fishing gear.
burnetii has not been isolated from Arctic animals
, some musk oxen in northern Quebec and reindeer in Arctic Russia (Nenet region) have been found to be positive for IgG against C.
A lone polar bear stranded and adrift on an ice floe has come to symbolize the plight of Arctic animals
The study concluded that carcinogens such as PCBs, DDT, chlordane and toxaphene have largely leveled off or have begun declining in Arctic animals
after years on the rise.
Today, the Musk Ox Farm annually hosts nearly 25,000 tourists who come to see how the unusual arctic animals
live and to see firsthand how the musk ox helps the Alaskan economy thrive.
Many species of Arctic animals
and plants also may be listed under the federal Endangered Species Act in coming years.
When wood couldn't be found, the Inuit made komatiks from the bones and antlers of Arctic animals
Science, technology, and society: Scientists are studying how the melting of polar ice caps is affecting Arctic animals
Tourist Tracy Dixon's photos of which Arctic animals
will be used by former US vice-president Al Gore in a book on climate change?
The WWF has called for "an urgent and significant strengthening of the European Union's proposed REACH chemical legislation", publishing a new study on 15 June that highlights the impact of chemical pollution on arctic animals
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has called for 'an urgent and significant strengthening of the European Union's proposed REACH chemical legislation', publishing a new study on 15 June that highlights the impact of chemical pollution on arctic animals
Attention has now turned to PFOA, a relative of PFOS, which has been detected in people and animals around the world, and particularly in alarmingly high levels in Arctic animals
ExxonMobil has long been a favorite target of environmental activists, especially since the tanker Exxon Valdez sank off the coast of Alaska in 1989, covering all those adorable Arctic animals