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Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Department of the Interior

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Website: http://www.fws.gov

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Polar Bear Critical Habitat

10/22/2009 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a proposal to designate critical habitat for the polar bear, and will open a 60-day public comment period on the measure. More

Arctic Oil Development Providing "Subsidized Housing" to Predators

9/8/2009 A new study finds that Arctic oil development has attracted populations of predators including Arctic fox, ravens, and gulls, which feed on nesting birds. The predators use everything from drilling platforms to road culverts to nest or den. More

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