Habitat for Seals – level 2

05-12-2019 07:00

On Monday, The Center for Biological Diversity and the Commerce Department prepared a plan to protect two kinds of ice seals.

These seals are on a list of endangered species because their natural habitat is changing. The climate change means that the ice is melting fast.

The Center wants the government to create a special area for the seals; however, it says that Trump´s administration does not help to protect seals. Trump´s administration plans to open more land for oil and gas industry in Alaska. This is bad news because oil spills are dangerous for the seals.

Monday´s deal wants the Trump administration to create the area for the seals by September 2020.

Difficult words: endangered species (kinds of animals of plants which are in danger and may stop existing), habitat (the natural home of an animal or a plant), oil spill (an accident in which oil gets into the sea).

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