Tree-Hugger Factoid #30

19 January 2011, 14:49

In 2007 a group of federal scientists projected that if greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise as projected, only one-third of the world's 22,000 polar bears might be left by 2050, and all of them could be gone by the end of the century
“In 2007 a group of federal scientists projected that if greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise as projected, only one-third of the world’s 22,000 polar bears might be left by 2050, and all of them could be gone by the end of the century.”

Source: “Curbing carbon emissions can save polar bears, new study says” by Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post
Photo Source: MorgueFile


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