6-3: Polar Bears and Climate Change
Climate change is the biggest new extinction threat for polar bears. USA has put polar bears on the endangered species list, although Canada has not yet (as of May 2008). Write a one page report about polar bears and why they may be endangered soon. Answer the following questions in your report:
- How many polar bears are there today?
- Where do polar bears live?
- How many are in Canada?
- What do polar bears eat?
- Are polar bears soon to be endangered? Why?
- How has climate change affected polar bears?
- What adaptations have polar bears made so far?