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Lang Matl
Author Ellis, Richard, 1938-

Title On thin ice : the changing world of the polar bear / Richard Ellis

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QL737.C27    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QL737.C27    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description 400 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note "Borzoi book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-381) and index
Contents Europeans "discover" the polar bear (and the bear discovers them) -- The great ice bear -- Polar bear nations -- The Eskimo and the polar bear -- Hunting the hunter -- In the zoo and the circus -- On the whiteness of the bear -- Global warming a
Summary A profile of the habitat and life cycle of the polar bear covers the species' venerated position in Inuit culture, its reproductive habits, and the environmental factors that are compromising its ability to survive
Subject Polar bear
Polar bear -- Effect of human beings on
Global warming
Global environmental change
ISBN 0307270599