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Oil industry's polar-bear detection methods fails often -study

1 month ago   |   By National Post

ANCHORAGE - The oil industry's system for locating polar bear dens in the snowdrifts of Alaska's North Slope failed more than half the time over a 12-year period, according to a study published on Thursday.
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