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Polar Bears : the natural history of a threatened species

Author: Ian Stirling
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside. copyright 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprehensive study of the polar bear: their evolution, life history, behavior, how they are researched, and the current threat to their very existence.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Stirling
ISBN: 9781554551552 1554551552
OCLC Number: 1269276662
Notes: Comprend le texte de L'accord international sur la conservation des ours polaires et de leur habitat (signé à Oslo, Norvège, en 1973).
2011902618X.
Description: 1 vol. (XV-330 p.) : ill. en noir et en coul, cartes, portr., couv. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Present day distribution and abundance --
The origin of the polar bear --
Polar bears and humans --
How do you study a polar bear? --
What makes a polar bear tick? --
Reproduction --
Behaviour --
Hunters of the northern ice --
Life and death --
The polar bear capital of the world --
Some highlights of conservation, past and present --
Environmental concerns --
Climate warming : the game changer in polar bear conservation --
The future : concerns and hopes
Responsibility: Ian Stirling.

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Comprehensive study of the polar bear: their evolution, life history, behavior, how they are researched, and the current threat to their very existence.

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