Pole

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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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It turns out in the extreme conditions of their Arctic home, polar bears have a "high-energy, high-fat lifestyle" to survive.
Polar bears are struggling to find enough seals to eat, and the problem will get worse as the planet warms because their metabolisms are much faster than previously thought, researchers said Thursday.
Former Vice-President Al Gore used a cartoon of an exhausted, endlessly swimming polar bear to illustrate the impact humans were having on the sea ice where the bears once hunted.
In our collective imagination, the Arctic and polar bears are nearly synonymous--the word arctic is derived from the Greek word [phrase omitted] (arktikos), "near the Bear, northern.
Polar bears are endangered and it is feared the illegal any of the animals.
I've worked in the area for several years, and while you prepare and plan for polar bears in the area, this was the first time we had encountered a situation like this," said Beth Sharp, Hilcorp Alaska's wildlife specialist, told P&GJ.
A layer of fat (blubber) protects polar bears in freezing water.
Canada has the largest polar bear population, possibly two-thirds of the world's total.
Analysis of polar bear scats and first-hand observations have shown us that subadult polar bears, family groups, and even some adult males are already eating plants and animals during the ice-free period.
By connecting past and present knowledge, documentation of Inuit qaujimajatuqangit (IQ, a term for TK used in Nunavut) in Canada has sought to capture trends in polar bear denning (Van de Velde et al.
The Polar Bear Range States (Canada, the United States, Norway, Russia, and the Kingdom of Denmark), who represent the parties to the 1973 Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears meet biennially to advance polar bear management and conservation.