Polar bear Essays

  • Polar Bear In The Southwest

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    Everyone is talking about how the artic is going through a major climate change and that the polar bears are being affected; don't get me wrong that's a major problem. Has anybody considered about the desert in the southwest and how it's getting threatened by the rapid climate change. The animals in the artic get more attention than the plants that are in the southwest desert. One of the plants that an environmental group petitioned to the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service was the Joshua tree. The Joshua

  • Polar Bear Climate Change

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    The Effects of Climate Change on Canadian Polar Bears Although climate change has had severe impact on the Canadian population, the melting of the Canadian Arctic ice caps has proved to be detrimental to the five subpopulations of polar bears in Canada, which are found in the Arctic Archipelago, Beaufort Sea, Hudson Bay and James Bay region. (Clark). Polar bears are dependent upon sea ice coverage to be consistent, and because of the recent change in climate, they are becoming a more at risk species

  • Polar Bears Research Paper

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    Chih-wei Chen Giardino, Alexandria EWRT-1A-03Y 14 March, 2016 Polar Bears in Danger Oil explorations and oil spills are posing serious threats to polar species, resulting in severe risks to both marine and terrestrial ecosystems and wildlife. Polar bears, the chief predators in the Arctic marine ecosystem, are affected by exposure to oil followed by oil spills. Even though oil pollution and the ratio of spills in the Arctic are on a low level at present, during 1993 to 2007, many oil spill incidents

  • Polar Bears: The Evolution Of A Polar Bear

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    Evolution of polar bears Polar bears have very interesting history, they evolved from bears. Polar bears have black skin but there fur is white because they adapted to the arctic ocean. They use the sea ice to platform to hunt their prey. They hunt seals for prey. They have 45 teeth that help them tear seals skin. Polar Bears have adapted to their environment by many reasons. The main reason is by their fur because they have thick oily fur coat. They also have have a layer of fat under their skin

  • Polar Bear Environment

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    Polar bears are the largest land carnivores in the world. Polar bears are marine mammals, and spend much of their time on Arctic sea ice. Many adaptations make polar bears uniquely suited to life in icy habitats and Polar bears feed almost exclusively on ringed seals and bearded seals. They are also known to eat walrus, beluga whale and bowhead whale carcasses, birds’ eggs, and (rarely) vegetation. Polar bears travel great distances in search of prey. (defender,2017). Polar bears succeed in catching

  • Polar Bear Research Paper

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    Bears are endangered or almost extinct for various reasons. The reasons for this are because of human activity. Two thirds of polar bears will be extinct within thirty years. These are the characteristics of a polar bear such as size, fur, and teeth. Polar bears are the largest carnivore in the arctic (Seaworld, 2015). A polar bear’s head is relatively small compared to the size of the body (Seaworld, 2015). Polar bear’s have more slender bodies and longer necks, compared to other bears (Seaworld

  • Polar Bears Persuasive Essay

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    Polar bears are seen as being one of the most beautiful bears around the world. With their white coated fur, and have footpads that are like non-slip shoes (National Wildlife Federation 1). Polar bears have been around for over a million years, and are evolved from the brown bears which moved to the arctic area in the world. The reasons why polar bears matter are because they have a very important role in the marine environment, but to keep the marine environment healthy we need to keep these polar

  • How Does Global Warming Affect Polar Bears

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    day there will be no ice left at all. Effects on polar bears Global warming and climate change is cutting polar bears hunting season by 3 weeks because of short hunting season. most polar bears are hungry.There is an increase in cannibalism because it is harder to find food so the polar bear does what ever it can not to starve. the lack of ice means less area to hunt and have to swim more and farther. there is also an increase in drowning Polar bears weight has dropped by 20% so they

  • Questions About Polar Bears

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    Polar Bears Have you ever wondered how Polar bears swim and never freeze to death? Or what they eat? Polar bears live in the coldest parts of the world I know everyone with a brain probably Don’t be so rude to me it’s rude knows that but if you look further into these questions you will find out why Polar bears can love to be in the cold. I will be explaining these questions and more in depth in this paper so all your questions about Polar bears disappear and you can go to your mom and dad and say

  • Endangerment Of Polar Bears: Article Analysis

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    Cole expresses the endangerment of polar bears throughout global warming and climate change. This article describes how polar bears are having trouble finding food because of the hot climate. The hot temperature has been melting sea yearly. Stating that polar bears rely on sea ice, it has been crucially life threatening. This article has relevance to my critical analysis because it shows the consequences of global warming and how it has a notable effect on polar bears. The researchers in this article

  • Global Warming Vs Polar Bears

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    Elizabeth Miller Physical Geology Lab Environmental Issues Paper Global Warming vs Polar Bears Scientifically known as Ursus maritimus, the polar bear is a marine mammal that spends more time at sea than on land. (“Global Warming and Polar Bears”) The bears’ population is between 20,000 and 25,000 worldwide. (“Polar Bears Threatened by Global Warming, Says Bush Administration”) Stocks, or groups of polar bears, are distributed throughout the Arctic. They are known to be long-lived creatures.

  • Polar Bear Research Paper

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    Polar Bears Have Natural Heating Ability The arctic circle is a cold and unforgiving wasteland, to live there you have to able to regulate your body temperature. According to Polar Bears International, polar bears are built for these harsh environments. Polar bears are animals that have to face this tough environment every single day of their lives. The polar bear uses many ways to insulate its body from the inside to the outside. Charlotte Lindqvist, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at

  • Compare And Contrast Polar Bear And Grizzly Bear

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    built to be at the top of the food chain. The Grizzly bear has its sharp claws as well as its humped shoulders and back that gives the animal its brute strength not to mention its razor sharp fangs which are deadly when used. The polar bear has its strong thick claws and it also has sharp long carnivorous teeth that are perfect for shredding flesh. These mammals both have the essential tools for survival, but they aren’t born a threat. Each bear has to start off small and grow just as any other organism

  • Sleeping Polar Bear Analysis

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    Richard Bosman created an woodcut called the Polar Bear II in 1981, and then thirteen years later, another polar bear image was engraved by Joseph Hecht, called the Sleeping Polar Bear. In Hecht’s engraving, he created an every minimal piece, while Boseman created a very detailed piece. Although both artists used a similar subject matter, polar bears, they each created an image which related it own story by their methods, materials, and treatments of each of the pieces. Boseman evokes a nightmarish

  • Effect Of Misconception On Polar Bears

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    A common misconception with polar bears is that the fur is white, however it is actually transparent and reflects any visible light making it perfect for keeping camouflaged in the snow. It consists of a dense insulating underfur topped by a protecting top coat of fur that varies in length but ranges from 1cm to as long as 15cm. They are completely covered In fur with the exception of there nose, and pads of there paws. It is water repellent and oily and doesn’t knot when wet letting them shake free

  • Do Polar Bears Keep Warm

    790 Words  | 4 Pages

    Penguins and polar bears live in some of the coldest climates on earth. In order to survive they need to be able to insulate and keep themselves warm. For the last couple of weeks my class have been investigating how penguins and polar bears keep warm in the coldest temperatures. I am going to report how they do this and how polar bears keep warm and how this relates to penguins keeping warm. How Penguins keep warm Penguins use their feathers as insulators on land, instead of having the large

  • Flossy Albright's The Last Polar Bear

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    The Last Polar Bears is written as letters which create a humorous narrative which immerses the reader in Grandfather’s world. Nevertheless there are few facts, and some of the information given can mislead the reader. An example of this is “we sailed past a penguin colony,” because penguins are not native to the North Pole. My idea also relies on the immersion of the reader however it depends on the accuracy of the information. This text was also written in 1993 so mine is a more contemporary example

  • Why Do Polar Bears Live

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    Could you imagine going from the warm sunny beaches of Florida to the harsh winters of Antartica? It would take some serious adaptions to be able to survive in such drastic changes. Anglerfish and polar bears have made some pretty sufficient adaptions that allows them to be where they are today. If these organisms were not capable to make such vital changes they would not be here today.      The anglerfish are some harsh and scary fish, but they do what they need to survive. Anglerfish are gray to

  • Persuasive Essay On Polar Bears

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    t - Biological conservation essay - Ursidae Currently there are 8 species of bear, six of these eight species are, at the moment, listed as vulnerable with the Giant Panda only very recently being removed from the endangered animals list. Bears can be found in various places all over the world, some being found in specific countries or areas while others are more widespread. This range in homes means different habitats and behaviours but also different threats to their populations, though they

  • Martha Stewart And The Cannibal Polar Bear Analysis

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    Cannibal Polar Bears in Jon Mooallem’ new book Wild Ones the author makes a strong connection with the audience by seamlessly drawing you in by presenting closeness and familiarity. He simply puts himself to the position to where the reader must look up to him as an expert and someone they can relate to. The author also uses strong ethical based claims that make you almost feel bad for the polar bears. In the excerpt the mooallem explains a northern military fort that was known as “the polar bear capital