An Animal to Save The World: The Polar Bear

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An observant over the past years show the sudden increase of polar bears being endangered. The polar bear is a meat-eating bear, which normally lives within the Arctic Circle, surrounding sea. Polar bears are threatened directly on how humans treat our earth and our environment involving Global warming and greenhouse gas emissions. A friendly environment helps saving the lives of Polar bears that are being harmed due to our actions. This problem may be solved through various ways by helping to find ways to slow down global warming and to help regulate oil and gas businesses from using certain type of harmful chemicals that harm the Polar Bears and decreasing the rate of hunting being used to kill the polar bears prey. Resulting the endangered species, polar bears to known to be close to extinction. The polar bear is “canary in the coal mine” a serious threat global warming poses to species. Unless immediate action is taken.
Studies show that polar bears have been listed as a threatened species in the United States. With the survival and preservation of polar bears being considered an urgent and serious issue. Polar bears symbolize the Endangered Species Act. This act is designed to defend certain species from future extinction, “consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation”. Given the current status of environmental issues and oil and gas businesses steadily moving towards the homes of polar bears. There is plentiful reason to stabilize the environment, not only the environment but regulating which type of businesses should be allowed. “On the bases of projected loses of their essential sea-ice habitats, a United States Geological Survey research team concluded in 20...

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...ghly consequences. Overall, the stop of putting these endangered species out of risk is up to us, and the choices we make because the polar bears are the ones that have to deal with the consequences. Make your choice on creating a better life and save a bear!

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