June 23, 2017 - 'Reorganizing' so BEAR with us!
Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: I-Ting Chiang
Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior announced the removal of protections for grizzly bears.
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