Asked in Polar Bears
Are polar bears extinct or threatened?
polar bears are an endangered species (which means they are threatened) parts of the arctic cap are melting because of global warming, and that is where they live. Polar bears are listed as "vulnerable, and are not an endangered species just yet. In fact, there is evidence that the population is on the rise. ...
When were polar bears listed as an endangered species?
Polar bears were added to the list of endangered and threatened species in 2006. However, studies show that their number have been increasing since 2001, with about 4,200 more polar bears in 2013 than there were in 2001. If the trend continues, they will no longer be threatened. ...
Who is responsible for polar bears being endangered?
Since humans are the great bear's only natural predators, you must say humans are responsible. However, at this time, polar bears are not considered an endangered species, but are threatened. ...
What is a conclusion on polar bears?
Polar bears are the top Arctic predator, numbering some 25000 animals. Although often cited as endangered by many, this animal is considered threatened or vulnerable, and is in no immediate danger of extinction. ...