TITLE

A Homeless Polar Bear

PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Greenpeace Update;Fall2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effects of global warming on the polar bears. It informs that as the sea ice melts in the Arctic, polar bears are forced to leave their native habitat to find food and shelter. It also discusses the initiation taken by the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace in making a short film featuring a homeless polar bear roaming the streets of London, England.
ACCESSION #
79991819

 

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