Essays Tagged: "Polar bear"

Antarctica - Polar Bears - Global Warming.

Polar bears are the worlds largest land predators. They are at the top of the food chain in the arti ... mostly eat seals. The Bears are found in artic areas. Alaska, Canada, Russia, Greenland and Norway.Polar bears have long bodies with a large head and neck. They have short tails and long claws that h ... ht curve. Their colour ranges from pure white in summer and a yellowish tinge in winter and spring. Polar bears have black skin because it absorbs heat. Their coats have an outer layer of glossy guard ...

(3 pages) 118 3 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

American Imperialism in the late 1800s.

. Everyone criticized him for it. They would call Alaska "Seward's Icebox", or they would call it, "Polar Bear Garden". As it turns out, the purchase of Alaska turned out to be a bargain for the count ...

(4 pages) 27004 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wapusk National Park.

plant species attract a large variety of insects in the short summer months.High concentrations of polar bears congregate along the Hudson Bay coast between Cape Churchill and the Nelson River becaus ... ional significance. The park was mainly established to protect the world's largest concentration of polar bears. Wapusk is the Cree name for the White bear, which has come to symbolize the area. It in ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

A breif look on the physical properties of the Northern Region.

th the permafrost, there are icecaps, glaciers, pingos, which are huge mounds of solid ice, and the polar ice pack, which is permanently frozen sea ice.Due to the tilt of the Earth's Axis, there are 6 ... nimals. These include the Arctic Fox, Caribou, Golden Eagle, Grey Fox, Muck Ox, the Norway Lemming, Polar Bears, Seals and various types of fish. The Polar Bear is often used as a symbol of the North. ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay refers to how polar bears live, and where they live. It also refers to many charecteristics of both male and female polar bears.

Polar BearsUrsus maritimusPolar bears are the biggest carnivores that are walking the earth right no ... ight now. The males can weigh almost one ton, and the females are roughly one thousand pounds. Some polar bears live up to 25.It's easy to distinguish polar bears from other bears because of there whi ... if you had a heat sensing device and it was below twenty degrees, you would not be able to find the polar bear.Spanning throughout the world, there are 27,000 polar bears in 19 different areas of the ...

(1 pages) 37 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A Modest Proposal on Reality Shows based on "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift

to pit their minds against each other while preventing frostbite and avoiding vicious flesh eating polar bears, immunity can be symbolized by a parka or a blanket and instead of kicking them off the ... d by a parka or a blanket and instead of kicking them off the island; we can just throw them to the polar bears.Secondly, Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire? should be changed to Who wants to Marry a Be ...

(1 pages) 77 2 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How Polar Bears are adapted to their Environment

The Polar Bear's fur is extremely thick and it traps the heat so well, you can't see one in inferred vis ... rred scanner, such as used when searching earthquakes and other devastated sites for survivors. The Polar bear would not be detected so this shows how well the bears fur keeps its body warm, especiall ... this shows how well the bears fur keeps its body warm, especially in icy cold freezing temperatures.Polar bears can go weeks between meals. Their digestive system, like true carnivores, is also more a ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Global Warming: Good or Bad?

wildlife, especially for the animals that are adapted to the cold environment. Species such as the polar bear, as well as thousands of others, may become endangered. As most scientist predicted, the ... other wildlife habitats might not have enough time to adjust to the rapidly changing climate (e.g. polar bears explained in NY Times article). The warming will rearrange the entire biological communi ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Survival: Based on the Random Passage by Bernice Morgan

have to be there for each other in sickness, but also in death. An example is when Ned dies from a polar bear attack. Mary and Thomas try to save him, but to no avail. Not only did the people on this ... author uses fishing as an example to illustrate the uncertainty of having food to eat. She uses the polar bear attack to illustrate the danger of the land. She also illustrates the separate roles that ...

(4 pages) 2607 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Arctic sovereignty

ea of fjords and tundra, jagged peaks and frozen seas, glaciers and icebergs. It's the realm of the polar bear and a wealth of other impressive wildlife, and is home to indigenous peoples who have ada ... lter their welfareS in the Arctic. The US Congress is considering a proposal to build two new heavy polar ships and Canada is scheduling to build up to eight new patrol ships.The charge for the Arctic ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

John Steinbeck’s Flight made numerous references to nature. His fate

natural causes, or natural laws. Pèpe's death was justified by nature. It was as if he was a polar bear with no fur, which clearly can't survive in its natural habitat. Pèpe didn't have ...

(2 pages) 2924 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Endangered Species

mans are exploring and exploiting the largest piece of land and amount of resources than ever. Take polar bears as example, which are a kind of endangered species. There are about 22,000 polar bears l ... ing you. Isn't it hard to imagine this as your life? But these are not just imagination. The polar bears in Arctic are really suffering from all these pains. Because of the human activities in ...

(4 pages) 27 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Goldilocks through the eyes of Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye

the second bowl and it was freezing. This person also had to be a phony, thinking they were a cool polar bear or something. So I tried out the third bowl and it was just how I liked it, someone must ...

(2 pages) 18 0 2.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Relationships Between People And Things

ming to come and sweep her off her feet, a predator and their unfortunate doomed prey, A distraught polar bear who is faced with the ever-growing and unsolved controversy of global warming, or somethi ... rming to come and sweep her of her feet, a predator and their unfortunate doomed prey, A distraught Polar Bear who is faced with the ever-growing and unsolved controversy of Global Warming. Thus, leav ...

(3 pages) 635 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Were the Vikings Barbarians?

Vikings were not cannibals all though they did eat vile food: seagull, seal, walrus, whale, moose, polar bear, horse. I don't see anything barbarian in eating those animals as they had long winters a ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Reflection: An Inconvenient Truth

ing negatively affected by this issue. The scene in the movie where Algore showed a short clip of a polar bear swimming in a vast ocean where the North Pole, supposedly have already melted, was truly ... this thin floating piece of ice it tried to climb on but the ice kept breaking and breaking and the polar bear couldn't get on. It was heart wrenching to see. Scientists say that they are finding pola ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Effects of Global Climate Change on Polar Bears

The polar bear is the largest terrestrial carnivore known to man, and is known by the scientific name Ur ... ear". It is a species that is completely dependent on sea ice for life (Morrison, 2004). Over time, polar bears have adapted themselves to the harsh ways of the Arctic and these bears have become depe ... eratures worldwide have begun to rapidly decrease sea ice in the Arctic, creating a major threat to polar bears (Glick, 2007). According to Dessler & Parsons (2006) temperatures globally are antic ...

(10 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

American Imperialism

. Everyone admonished him for it. They would call Alaska "Seward's Icebox", or they would call it, "Polar Bear Garden". As it turns out, the buy of Alaska turned out to be a cut-rate for the country. ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Global Warming

hellip;……………….…….……….11Polar Bears are being negatively effected in the Canadian Arctic……….…&he ... ip;.………………………….18Paragraph 4: Polar Bears……………………………& ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science