I want to save Polar Bears from extinction because they are at extreme risk from in the habitat melting down from the heat of global warming. This is making it hard for the bears. They also face a dangerous disease which come from seals when they consume them.

My goal for this campaign is to save the polar bears from extinction.  I want to help save the polar bears because they are a unique animal that future generations need to look after. Climate change is depleting their population because they are losing habitat from the ice melting and food supply is getting harder to get to because of this. Raising awareness about this issue may help save the species.

This is important because Polar bears are at the top of the food chain and have an important role in the overall health of the marine environment. Over thousands of years, polar bears have also been an important part of the cultures and economies of Arctic peoples.

Every year the polar bears are forced to abandon their habitat, sea ice, and retreat to a land refuge where there is next to nothing for them to eat.

On rare occasions, males kill other males while competing for mates. Males also periodically kill females protecting cubs. Their motives aren't clear, but in some cases part of the carcasses have been eaten, so extreme hunger could be an explanation.

Polar bears are at the top of the food chain. This means that the polar bear has no predators, but only has prey. Polar bears eat seals, small whales, fish, walruses, sea birds and their eggs. The reason why polar bears are important to the ecosystem is because polar bears keep the balance of seals and other prey by from over populating. So if polar bears decrease in population, then the seals' population will increase and so the seals' prey will soon run out and then be extinct.

Change is definitely needed because the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that around the world glaciers (excluding the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets) will decrease in volume between 15 to 55 percent by 2100 even if we are able to limit global warming to under 2˚C; they could shrink up to 85 percent if warming increases much more.

The rate of change that we see at the moment, recorded most directly and visibly by mountain glaciers, is way, way, way faster than it was at the end of the ice age," said Schaefer. "What we have seen over the last 150 years, all over the planet, is that these mountain glaciers record a retreat corresponding to 1˚ to 1.5˚C warming over 150 years, with the biggest part of that retreat happening over the last decade. The speed with which these glaciers are retreating has exponentially speeded up…and if you compare the rate of change, nothing ever happened like that in the geological past.

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