Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Growing Arctic Ice Sheets Threaten Growing Polar Bear Populations

A trawler sit downs parked near Sisimut, Greenland. A unusual catch hangs on its jib. This isn't a new species of squid, or an unfortunate giant calf. Lifeless, and wall hanging from the trawler's jib, is a land and aquatic animal, completely gutted after being shot. Blood stained its achromatic fur.

The trawler's proprietor didn't travel out to Hunt polar bears struggling to acquire from one water ice block to another. He didn't even catch this bear as it swam a long distance to acquire to an water ice cap that's disappearance at a high rate.

The polar bear's "crime?"

Villagers caught this polar bear rummaging through their garbage. They brought the guns out and ended this bear's nutrient foraging. Never again will they fear this polar bear. But what was this bear doing in a town?

Normally, polar bears Hunt sealing wax or seahorse resting on an water ice sheet's edge. They even pass a batch of clip waiting near external respiration holes, or topographic points sealing waxes would travel to catch some air.

But since the water ice have gotten thicker, these sealing waxes had to happen other topographic points to breath. The growth water ice sheet even caught 200 narwal giants by surprise. What was supposed to be a routine external respiration halt turned into a fatal nightmare. Thickening water ice cut their flight path to the sea; promising them a slow death. The Canadian authorities had no pick but to let huntsmen to transcend their giant hunting limit.

Growing water ice goes everyone's enemies, adult male and animate being alike. With the water ice film editing their nutrient beginning off, luckless polar bears confront starvation. Person small towns offering them hope; refuse tins go instantaneous all-you-can-eat buffets.

This fact is important, as many people are embracing the myth that the water ice sheets are disappearing; threatening polar bear populations. Ironically, growing water water water water water water water ice slowly kills them; thaw ice conveys them a thanksgiving bounty.

So, if thickening ice isn't helping the polar bear population, what other myths is the mass media broadcast media to a busy populace?

Those claiming that the ice sheets are shrinkage point to "Exhibit A," the photograph with bears huddling on a shrinking ball of ice.

But, if you speak to the photographer, that ice ball was within easy swimming distance to the chief ice sheet. This photograph took topographic point during the summer, when the Arctic Zone water ice sheet normally runs around the edges. The sun wouldn't be that bright during the winter.

As "Exhibit B," they speak about the polar bear drowning as it tried to swim the long distance to the nighest water ice sheet. The fact that a violent storm blew this polar bear out to sea travels unmentioned.

Another mass media myth is that the polar bear population have shrunk owed to the thaw water ice sheets. Despite their misfortunes, the polar bear population is doing pretty good. The National Center for Populace Policy Research points out that the polar bear population have doubled since the 1960s, standing at 22,000 bears.

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