Argumentative Essay On Polar Bears

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There are people in the world that make efforts to save the environment, but their efforts aren’t enough to solve this global issue. Due to these problems around the world, animals are being affected. Animals are becoming endangered and are causing an imbalance in the ecosystem. One of these endangered animals is the Polar Bear. The Polar Bear is the biggest and the only white-furred bear known; it lives on the coast of the Arctic Circle and inwards being primarily harmed by humans, but there are efforts to save these bears. Polar bears were considered endangered in the year of 2008 and there are currently 22,000 to 31,000 left around the world. These bears are considered vulnerable, which means the risk of them becoming extinct is high (How).…show more content…
In the past, there have been tribes who have seen this animal evolve and for thousands of years, the polar bear has been a key figure in the material, spiritual, and cultural life of the circumpolar peoples, and are still important in their culture (Polar). Researchers have found 1,100-year-old bear paintings on the walls of caves in the Chukchi Peninsula, Arctic people’s skills were acquired from the polar bears, such as their hunting skills (Polar). Polar bears have made a big impact on the people from the past. For example, “There was a longstanding shamanistic ritual of “thanksgiving” to a hunted polar. After killing the animal, its head and skin were removed and cleaned and brought home, and a feast was held in the hunting camp in its honor. The skull of the bears was buried at the sacred sites”

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