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Author Stirling, Ian.

Title Polar bears : the natural history of a threatened species / Ian Stirling.

Publication Info. Markham, Ont. ; Brighton, Mass. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  599.786 STIRLING    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  599.786 STI    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  599.786 ST58    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  599.786 STI    Check Shelf
Description xv, 330 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Note Includes the text of The International Agreement on the Conservation of Polar Bears and their Habitat (signed in Oslo, Norway, in 1973) (p. 321-322).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-330) and index.
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.
Subject Polar bear.
Polar bear -- Conservation.
Polar bear -- Pictorial works.
Rare mammals -- Arctic regions.
Arctic regions -- Environmental conditions.
ISBN 9781554551552: $40.00
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