Polar bear 'endangered' decision approaches

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The battle over global warming is being fought over a large white mammal — the polar bear. The polar bear's habitat is melting away and a collection of environmental groups including Greenpeace and the Center for Biological Diversity have come together to pressure the government to list polar bears as an endangered species.When the Department of Interior makes the decision &mdash by May 15, 2008, a judge has decreed — the polar bear could be the first mammal protected for global warming concerns.