Label ringed seals a species of concern, wildlife advisers tell feds

Ringed seals in Nunavut are facing changes in their habitats because of climate change, says a group of wildlife advisers.

In a report, the independent group of experts that make up the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, asked the federal government Monday to list ringed seals as a species of special concern under Canada's Species at Risk Act, which aims to prevent wildlife from disappearing and helps recover threatened species.

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