What Has Been Happening to Polar Bears in Recent Decades?


Subject:
Mammals , Environment , Regions of the World , Bears , Polar Regions , Global Warming

Description:
This essay provides an overview of research related to the ecology of polar bears, including population size, movements, changes that alter the period of ice coverage, the effects of human development and climate change, and more. Includes links to other resources on polar bears, climate change, and pollutants. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Arctic Research Office.

Creator:
Schliebe, Scott L.

Publisher:
NOAA Arctic Research Office

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/essay_schliebe.html


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