Imagine that you are a child waking up on crisp cool morning in a small village on the outskirts of Alaska. You stretch, throw on some clothes and go running outside. It’s summer, the days are long, and you have a lot planned. You are what is considered a local, you were born in Alaska, so were your parents and their parents. One of your favorite things to do is hunt Polar bears. You are used to the cold temperatures, the ice and the snow. Then one day in your early thirties a new law is enacted stating that you can no longer go hunting for Polar bears. This is something as a local you have always been able to do. You begin to wonder why this change why you cannot do something you were taught as a kid. You had planned on passing down the family tradition to your kids as well.
You go looking for information on what is going on. You have noticed that things are changing. Summers are longer, temperatures are warmer, and the glaciers are melting You find out that Polar bears are on the endangered list and that there are many cases in court right now trying to move their rank up to the extinction list. You wonder how this could be possible and what you can do to help. You plan on finding out all the facts and coming up with a solution.
The question is can we stop the Polar bears from going extinct? Is the cause of the Polar bears problem man made, or is this a natural occurrence? There are many people who believe the Polar bears are just animals, and why should we care? I will take on the challenge to show you why each person should care about just one animal. Because if we can just pass on by with blinders on and allow one animal to die off, then what is stopping us from doing it again?
Polar bears are Northern hemisphere animals. They reside mainly in Alaska, Canada and Russia, where the formation of glaciers and sea ice are abundant. "The ice is a platform to hunt seals, and if they don't have that platform they are in big... [continues]
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