Polar Bear Extinction Essays and Term Papers

  • Polar Bears Extinction

    Are polar bears facing extinction because of global warming? [pic] By: Aieron Levy Could global warming be killing polar bears? The weather temperature is rising because of global warming, this is due to changes in the entire Arctic eco system. Scientists suggest that warmer...

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  • polar bears

     Polar bears in the Arctic are tremendously affected by pollution now. As global warming progresses, wind and water currents carry  pollutants, most of which come from industrial sources in different parts of the world,  and cause them to travel to the Arctic because of the ‘conveyor belt’ nature of...

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  • Polar Bears

    the Polar Bears and Brown Bears Polar Bears: Polar bears mainly eat seals Paw pads with rough surfaces help stop the Polar Bears from slipping on the ice Polar Bears don’t swim The polar bear's fat layer, which is three to four inches thick, not only protects it from the cold A polar bear is so...

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  • Polar Bear

    The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a bear native largely within the Arctic circle encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses. It is the world's largest land carnivore and also the largest bear, together with the omnivorous Kodiak bear, which is approximately the...

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  • Polar Bears

    Polar Bears Class: Ursidae. 9bPhysical characteristics: Bears have big heads, round ears, small eyes that face forward, very short tails, and stocky legs. They are plantigrade, walking on the heels and soles of their feet like humans do. Each paw has five curved claws that are not retractable, or cannot...

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  • Polar Bears

    animal species that are in danger of extinction. Some are in danger because of the habitat destruction and hunting. People need to start protecting these animals or else many of these endangered animals will become extinct. The polar bear is threatened with extinction because of habitat destruction, hunting...

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  • Polar Bears

    Polar bears are the largest land carnivores in the world, rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears of southwestern Alaska. Polar bears sit at the top of the food chain in the biologically rich Arctic. The most carnivorous of the bear species, polar bears feed primarily on the fat of ice-dependent seals...

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  • Polar Bear

    the polar bear as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. In Canada, polar bears are listed as a Species of Special Concern. Russia also considers the polar bear a species of concern. What's happening? Sea ice losses in the Arctic from global warming are the major threat to polar bears...

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  • Polar Bear

    Polar bears are large, white-furred bears which can weigh a maximum of 650 kg. They are the largest bears in the world. Interestingly enough, however, although their fur is white, their skin underneath is actually black. This allows them to absorb the sunlight in order to warm their bodies. This is...

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  • Polar Bears

    The polar bear, also known as the white bear, northern bear, or sea bear, is a large bear native to the Arctic. It is one of the two largest land carnivore species and the top predator within its area. It is well adapted to its habitat: it has thick blubber and fur to insulate to it against the cold...

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  • Polar Bears

    Global Warming has had a great impact on the polar bears To have a better understanding of how it is having an impact on them we need to understand the polar bear’s ecological niche. Polar bears are known to be the biggest carnivore on land. Polar bears have lots of fur on their body and on their...

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  • Polar Bears

    Polar bears are classified as marine mammals because they spend most of their lives on the sea ice of the Arctic Ocean. They have a thick layer of body fat and a water-repellant coat that insulates them from the cold air and water. Considered talented swimmers, they can sustain a pace...

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  • Polar Bears

    Canadian Geography Gabriel Janes Polar bears: Threatened species or political pawn? 1. List all the individuals/characters (organizations) involved in the polar bear article? Character Position/Job/Title/Sponsor/Organization Andrew Derocher Professor...

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  • Polar Bear

    Polar Bears at Arctic When I first saw a polar bear it was midnight, but it was sunny, the midnight sun shines in the Arctic. I was on a cruise with my parents and full load of exciting passengers. Everyone was on the deck taking pictures. We could hear the clicks from the cameras like storms from...

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  • Polar Bear

    <b>SPECIES</b>- Ursus Maritimus, Polar Bear, lord of the Arctic. Lives in an area of five million square miles of snow and ice. From Siberia to Alaska and across Canada, Greenland and the Islands north of Norway, he is the master of all living things except man. It lives in the brutal cold, ice, and...

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  • The Polar Bear and Adaptations

    The Polar Bear and Adaptations The polar bear is seen by many as the beautiful white bear that lives in the cold and ice of the areas within the North Pole. They may never look beyond the beauty to see the animal has progressed through natural selection to become a creature that endures and thrives...

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  • Polar Bear Essay

    us humans give to each others home. Animals such as Polar Bears are losing there natural habitat, and us humans are causing it. Our selfish acts are contributing to the loss of the Artic ice, which is vital for the Polar bears survival. The Polar bear population is quickly declining and we must take action...

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  • Polar Bears Suffering

    Polar Bears Suffering: How Global Climate Change is Affecting Their Home Keelei Sage BIO 240 12:30 pm T/Th Dr. Zanatta Fall 2012 When I was about nine-years old I went to the Detroit Zoo for the first time, and I remember the best part was getting to go inside the big tunnel and see the polar...

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  • The Evolution of Polar Bears

    February 28, 2011. Accessed online 25/03/14. http://necsi.edu/projects/evolution/lamarck/darwin/lamarck_darwin.html Evolution of Polar Bears from Brown (Grizzly) Bears: Evolution is the process of gradual change in the characteristics and traits of a population of either flora or fauna. Scientists...

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  • A Polar Bear That Captivated the World

    A Polar Bear that captivated the world Dina                                                                                                               12th May 2013       Knut was a polar bear born in a zoo in Berlin, Germany on December 5, 2006.  People should learn about Knut because he is an...

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