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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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A decade ago there were only eight reports of polar bears in settlements across the entire nation, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature.
they to town Tilerilaaquk Local town diminishes Eight months earlier Jan Lorentzen, 58, said he fought off a polar bear with his bare hands after it tried to attack him near Ittoqqortoormiit.
Taylor explained that in the beginning of NASA's satellite observations, the polar ice caps just came from a 30-year cooling trend, which ended during the late 1970s.
Since 1972 WWF has worked hard to fight the challenges that polar bears are facing and secure them a safer future.
'We'd like to thank our customers for getting a little too into Christmas this year with our Polar Bears in the atrium and can reassure you the display has changed somewhat since setup,' the page stated.
Another application requiring the high precision of the S2 POLAR is at oil manufacturers and oil blenders, where the measurement of additives in lubricating oils, e.g.
"The incident occurred when the four-person polar bear guard team, who are always on board for these expedition cruises as required by law, prepared for a shore leave," the company said.
Each captures an uncensored moment in the life of a polar bear in its natural habitat.
While the Malaysian permanent resident found it difficult to explain her strong connection to the polar bear, the self-professed animal lover said she and her husband, a fellow Inuka fan, are frequent visitors to the zoo.
Recognizing the knowledge of Northerners when conducting research in the Arctic is gaining momentum in Canada (Riedlinger and Berkes, 2001; Huntington, 2011; Canadian Polar Commission, 2014).
They found that polar bear metabolism is 1.6 times higher than prior estimates.