Habitat for Seals – level 2
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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