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Polar Bears International Compartido públicamente. - 11:05 {Science Sunday} Understanding polar bear denning behavior is crucially important as industry moves into the Arctic. Our maternal den research helps set guidelines so mothers and cubs aren't disturbed. It will also help us understand the impact of climate change on the critical reproductive function of denning. Read more about our Maternal Den Studies:

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Environmentally speaking, the Manú National Park is just one protected reserve within the jaguar's native habitat. The Amazon is the last refuge for jaguars, harpy eagles, and pink dolphins, as well as home to millions of other species (most still unresearched), including the known 40,000 plant species, 3,000 freshwater fish species, and over 370 types of reptiles. Despite the growth of commercial agriculture in the region, many reserves have been established to protect this biodiversity.