International Polar Bear Day 2009

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The polar bear one of the specie of bears that lives in North Pole, Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. Adult male Bear can have weight up to 700kg and can be as big as 10ft tall. While female have half of the weight and size. They depend mainly on seal and other fishes. Polar bears can be found only in U.S. (Alaska), Canada, Russia, Denmark (Greenland), and Norway.

Global warming and melting ice from the North Pole has created high risk on the existence of Polar bears. There are also Hunting, Pollution, Industries, and Other threatening reasons for them. IUCN states, “If climatic trends continue polar bears may become extirpated from most of their range within 100 years.”

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Polar Bear is beautiful and rare animal that have ability to live in chilling weather. They have small ear and tail to prevent loss of the heat from body. They are covered with thick white fur with lots of fat under the skin to protect from cold. They can easily swim in cold waters and spends most of the time under the water in searching for food.

It can easily walk on ice with paw and have sensitive nose that can detect seals from miles away. They live average of 15 to 18 years life.

How we can help to Protect Polar Bears.

Save Energies
Every unit of energy we use are worth a cost of carbon dioxide emission and green house effects. You can save energy by using energy efficient house holds. You can use CFL bulb, High mileage car, efficient stove and Switch off the power when not in use.
Reduce Pollution
Pollution is major reason behind the global warming. The increase in average temperature of earth leads to melting of ice from North Pole.
Renewable Energy Source
Using Solar, wind, geo thermal, and other renewable energy source can help to prevent environment and reduce global warming.
Planting Trees
Planting new trees will not save only polar bears but whole mankind and other species on earth.
Do not promote hunting
Use of animal fur and other products like animal medicines may promote hunting of the Polar bears. You can stop it with awareness and Laws.
Donate
You can donate in various non profit organization and research to save such animals.

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