Habitat for Seals – level 1

05-12-2019 07:00

There is a plan to protect ice seals. Ice seals are in danger because their habitat changes. The ice in the Arctic melts. Seals cannot live there anymore.

Officials want to create a special area where the seals can live. This can increase the seals´ population. However, the US president, Donald Trump, does not help protect the seals. Trump wants to do oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. This is very dangerous for the seals. The drilling can harm them.

Officials want Trump to create the special area for seals by September of next year.

Difficult words: habitat (the natural home of an animal of a plant), melt (the process when ice changes into water), population (the number of how many of a person, plant, or animal are alive), oil and gas drilling (the process when people get oil and gas from underground).

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