Climate Change: The Decline Of Polar Bears

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Polar Bears are a species that is in decline. They are currently listed as a vulnerable species because of the decline of their population. Climate change is a driving causes in the decline of Polar Bears. According to a study published in Ecological Applications, “Polar bears prefer sea ice concentrations exceeding 50% in the shallow, productive waters over the continental shelf” (634). This sea ice is essential to the Polar Bears because it allows them to feed off of their prey. Unfortunately, the amount of sea ice is beginning to fall, and the number of Polar Bears is falling with it. The cause, climate change, is a controversial issue that needs to be addressed. It will soon cause Polar Bears to become endangered and even

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