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Feathers Of Migrating Birds Carry Plant Fragments To New Locations
2014-06-12 12:14:13

One question that biologist have is why do plants grow in the northern regions of North America and southern regions of South America, but nowhere in between? Researchers have discovered a possible explanation to why this happens.

Moss Still Lives After 1500 Years Buried In Antarctic Ice
2014-03-17 14:57:18

British researchers who typically study polar moss samples because they provide indications of past climate conditions have found that Antarctic moss can survive trapped under ice for over 1,500 years.

2014-02-13 16:26:04

Poll of 25,000 shows Dating Choices Change with Names LOS ANGELES, Feb.

High-fiber Salad Bar May Help Roly-poly Pikas Survive Climate Change
2013-12-18 13:58:16

In some mountain ranges, Earth's warming climate is driving rabbit relatives known as pikas to higher elevations or wiping them out. But University of Utah biologists discovered that roly-poly pikas living in rockslides near sea level in Oregon can survive hot weather by eating more moss than any other mammal.


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Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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