Global Warming and Polar Bears Cause and Effect Essay by cee-cee

Global Warming and Polar Bears
An examination of how global warming and increased human contact are affecting the polar bear population.
# 109391 | 2,787 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 30, 2008 in Biology (Zoology) , Biology (Ecology) , Hot Topics (Global Warming)

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This paper discusses how global warming is threatening the polar bear population. It describes the historical threat of humans to polar bears and how global warming is forcing some polar bear populations to move south and inland in their search for more ample food supplies and therefore into contact with humans. The paper briefly looks at possible solutions to the problem.

Table of Contents:
How Global Warming is Threatening Polar Bears
The Historic Human Threat
Global Warming: Humans vs. Polar Bears

Sample of Sources Used:

  • BioGems. "Global warming puts the polar bear at risk of extinction." BioGems Web site. No date. 12 Nov. 2007 <>
  • Carlton, Jim. "Is global warming killing the polar bears." Wall Street Journal. Dec. 14, 2005. 14 Nov. 2007 < vnekw47PQGtDyf3iv5XEN71_o5I_20061214.html>
  • "Global warming to provoke polar bear attacks -- scientist." Novosti. April 20, 2007. 15 Nov. 2007 <>
  • Hillman, Mary; Fawcett, Tina; and Rajan, Sudhir Chella. "The suicidal planet: How to prevent global climate catastrophe." 2007. St. Martin's Press: New York.
  • Humane Society of the United States. "What you can do to protect polar bears." Humance Society of the United States Web site. 14 Nov. 2007 < _bears/what_you_can_do_to_protect_polar_bears.html>

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