The Great White Bear

The Great White Bear

A Natural and Unnatural History of the Polar Bear

eBook - 2011
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Presents an introduction to polar bears, describing the species' contradictions and resiliency and the factors that threaten its survival, from hunting to environmental losses.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
ISBN: 9780547504766
0547504764
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 251 p., [8] p. of plates) : col. ill.
Contents: Journey
Becoming
Bear
Ice
Life
Encounters
Churchill
Melt
Future.
Summary: Presents an introduction to polar bears, describing the species' contradictions and resiliency and the factors that threaten its survival, from hunting to environmental losses.

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Sep 07, 2014

If ever there was a canary in the coal mine when it comes to global warming, it's the destruction of the traditional habitat of the polar bear and the longer and longer ice-free seasons we have been experiencing. This book is a frightening wake up call.

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