US says climate change doesn't threaten snow-dwelling wolverines

Washington (AFP) – US wildlife officials said Thursday they were withdrawing a proposal to protect wolverines after finding the rare snow-dwelling predators aren’t as threatened by climate change as previously thought.The move was condemned by conservation groups, who said it was a result of the Trump administration’s denial of climate science, and that extra measures were badly needed to save the estimated 300 or so wolverines left in the contiguous United States. The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) said its decision “reflects the latest and best available science,  including improvements to …

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