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New report details plight of polar bears

New report details plight of polar bears --Defenders of Wildlife recommends extraordinary measures for protecting bears and communities --'Warming temperatures are devastating key polar bear habitat.' 09 Dec 2010 Banking polar bear DNA, supplemental feedings and bear-resistant food storage are among measures that could be key to preserving polar bears for future generations, according to a new report by Defenders of Wildlife. With climate change threatening to push them to the brink of extinction, urgent action is needed to give the polar bears a shot at survival.