Essays Tagged: "polar bears"

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

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

Chapter 3 outline on: The Canons of Empirical Methods

c, one has to see if it allows a prediction that is testable. For example, If my theory is that all polar bears are white because evolution has helped them evolve to blend in with the artic surroundin ... lve to blend in with the artic surroundings, then I can test that theory by going out and observing polar bears and viewing their colors, to see whether each bear is white or not.The Canon of Selectio ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Environmental Impact of Global Warming On the Polar Regions

are becoming a main concern in today's society. The environmental impacts of global warming on the Polar Regions are polar bears dying, ice is thinning, polar caps melting, temperature change, sea le ... Pole and in Figure 2 there is a picture of the North Pole.One environmental impact is the death of polar bears. Scientific reports state the bears' icy habitat is melting due to global warming. Polar ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Effects of Global Warming

entually, all the ice will be gone. (See Fig. 2) What about all those animals that live on the ice? Polar bears, seals, and other creatures that make their homes there will swim on forever, eventually ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Arctic Zone

challenge the survival of some cultures. Without the Ice inthe Arctic, that area's animals such as polar bears and some seal species wouldbe left with no habitat and would eventually become extinct. ... ered, the rare freshwaterlake it enclosed, along with its unique ecosystem, drained into the ocean. Polarbears, whales, walrus and seals are changing their feeding and migrationpatterns, making it har ...

(8 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Everyday man kind is building more and more for a

. The world's enviroment is already starting to go out of whack. One example of this is the Arctic, Polar bears are starting to move south because of thier habitat, the Polar ice caps are starting to ...

(4 pages) 385 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

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

Global Warming

ry important to coastal areas and animals as well. With the melting of the ice caps animals such as polar bears, walrus's, and penguins would lose there home and food supply. The melting ice caps rais ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pollution is a consistent demolition of the Earth., A persuasive paper on a hot topic that voices your opinion.

ems of seabirds and marine mammals. Mercury and other metals turn up in tuna, orange roughy, seals, polar bears and other long-lived animals." ("More abused than used." Economist 2009) Not only garbag ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

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

Global Warming Persuasive Essay

jorly influenced the climate changes. These changes are causing extinction in some animals like the polar bears and the melting of the Arctic that causes sea levels to rise. Global warming would also ... day the seas would rise about 230 feet" (5 deadliest effects of global warming). The melting of the polar caps will desalinize the ocean; messing up the ocean currents, killing numerous species of sal ...

(4 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Case-In-Point - Energy Summary

ies that remain in the area during winter which would likely be affected, most notably muskoxen and polar bears, but also wolverine, arctic fox, and arctic grayling. Winter exploration could also impa ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Global Warming - An essay using facts that show what increases Global Warming.

rsion.Two major causes of global seal-level rise are thermal expansion and the increased melting of polar ice sheets (Ocean Facts). The increase of burning fossil fuels contributes to thermal expansio ... of burning fossil fuels contributes to thermal expansion, and when the ocean heats up, it expands. Polar ice sheets and glaciers would naturally melt a bit during warmer conditions. However, escalati ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science