Story posted February 12, 2007
In late December, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began the process of listing polar bears as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
A story broadcast February 8, 2007, on Maine Public Radio addresses Bowdoin's symbolic connection to the polar bear and its expertise on the topics of climate change and adaptability.
Susan Kaplan, Director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center, and Anne Henshaw, former Director of the Coastal Studies Center, are quoted.
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