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Polar Bears in Antartica?

July 22, 2008
They could be pals with the pinguins
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Last-Ditch Resort: Move Polar Bears to Antarctica?

So why not pack a few off to Antarctica, where the sea ice will never run out?

Once dismissed as wrongheaded and dangerous, assisted colonization — rescuing vanishing species by moving them someplace new — is now being discussed by serious conservationists. And no wonder: Caught between climate change and human pressure, species are going extinct 100 times faster than at any point in human history.

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