The Artic Region and the Polar Bear

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The Artic Region and the Polar Bear

http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2011/01/cutting-edge-lecture-environmental-change-in-canada%E2%80%99s-arctic/

The Arctic Region and The Polar Bear

Arctic RegionCovers most of Earth's northern polemade up of glaciers and tundracomplex food web due to extreme conditionsContains indigenous people

http://mediamatters.org/mobile/blog/2013/04/04/8-tips-from-scientists-on-covering-polar-bears/193443

Polar BearsWhite/yellow fur allows to sneak up on preymodified body structure to allow for warmthsmall liter sizesfood: two types of seal rely on icePolar bears use sea ice for platform hunting, mating, traveling and summer refuge

Global WarmingSea ice is decreasing causing:home range to be alteredmore energy consumptionreduced den areasless access prey = decrease populationmore swimming = more drowning

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators/snow-ice/sea-ice.html

Click on the workds Polar Bears to go to an article

Preserving Polar BearsPreserving their habitat--find areas to preserveWorking with governments, industries and individuals to cut global greenhouse gasesWork with industries to prevent oil and gas threatsSupporting research

http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/safeguarding_the_natural_world/wildlife/polar_bear/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPQqJAEkLBI

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