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The Last Polar Bear records and celebrates one of nature’s most majestic creatures — the polar bear — and examines how global warming is affecting the fragile, complex Arctic environment. Polar bears use sea ice to move about, find mates and hunt for seals. As temperatures warm, the loss of the pack ice directly impacts their ability to survive. Scientists agree that Arctic ice is disappearing at an alarming rate. Last summer, sea ice levels plummeted to their lowest since satellite measurements began in 1979. And a new scientific study by the U.S. Geological Survey, released last fall, predicts that two-thirds of the world’s polar bears, including Alaska’s entire population, may disapp...
Monday, 11 June 2007 22:22
A new book for children focusing on the Global Warming has recently been published. It forms part of the “Let’s-Read-And-Find-Out Science series which explores challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. Why Are the Polar Ice Caps Melting? The Dangers of Global Warming Written by Anne Rockwell Illustrated by Paul Meisel ISBN-13: 978-0-06-054671-7 Quote on back cover: “The earth is getting hotter, and not just in the summer. The climate in your hometown is changing. But why is this happening, and can we stop it? Read and find out!” The pictures are engaging! The book contains an explanation of the greenhouse effect and the many ways the earth is changing or has cha...
Monday, 04 June 2007 21:42
OZZY GOES POLAR Ozzy and Zoe Ozone invite the World's Children to Take Action on Ozone, Climate and Pollutants Ozzy goes polar comic book launched on World Environment Day, a special day by which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness and action to protect the environment. Tromso, June 5th 2007 Ozzy Ozone is the United Nations Environment Programme's flagship illustrated booklet series for children regarding stratospheric ozone protection. It is targeted at children between 8 to 14 years old and is devoted to raising awareness about the importance of the protection of the ozone layer. This issue of Ozzy Ozone, entitled "Ozzy Goes Polar", has been prepared on the occasion of the World Environmen...
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