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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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The polar bear has been an icon of Coca-Cola holiday marketing for nearly a century," said Jeff Seabright, vice president, Environment and Water Resources.
If the signal detected by Stanford is from the Polar Lander, two failures would have had to occur, Cook said.
Satellites are the primary tools used to observe polar lows, but a few aircraft studies have also been performed.
The first several chapters provide a detailed background on the physical attributes and adaptations of polar bears (e.
It turns out that polar bears have been around longer than previously estimated.
To cut shipping costs and boost business in the Southeast, Polar recently bought a bottling facility in Fitzgerald, Ga.
If current warming trends continue, they say, two-thirds of all polar bears--including all of Alaska's polar bears--will be extinct by 2050.
Furthermore, every seventh citizen prefers the squirrel over the polar bear, and every fifth, the hare.
No adequate figures exist to say how many polar bears there are in the world - but biologists use a working figure of 20,000 to 25,000 bears, with about 60% of those living in Canada.
Of the 200 polar bears kept in zoos around the world, most suffer from mental illness, bad health and breeding difficulties.
They depend on sea ice as a platform for hunting seals, the mainstay of the polar bears' diet.
ITEM: "The way I live today contributes to global warming's effect on the poor in Africa, as well as the impending demise of polar bears," writes columnist Pius Kamau in the Denver Post for January 10.