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2014-10-31 23:05:49

Polar Bears International offers live streaming video of polar bear migration and global Petition for Polar Bears to focus media attention on Churchill, Manitoba Churchill,

2014-09-24 16:21:16

New Corolla, Tundra bring consistency to Toyota's new lineup NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept.

2014-07-25 20:20:31

2014 Tundra, Tacoma offer competitive choices for customers NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota has built a strong reputation for building some of the most

Better Understanding Arctic Climate Change Based On Shark Teeth
2014-07-10 08:44:06

The current study used shark teeth collected from a new coastal site on Banks Island, which allowed them to gain a more complete understanding of the changes in ocean water salinity across a broader geographic area.

elusive emperor penguins
2014-06-26 03:11:24

Field surveys and satellites complement each other when studying remote penguin populations

2014-05-01 16:21:08

Toyota division is no.

Reindeer Counteract Effects Of Climate Warming
2014-02-18 16:09:12

One of the consequences of a warmer climate can be that lowland and southern plants migrate higher up in the mountains. Ecologist Elina Kaarlejärvi shows in her thesis that reindeer, voles and hare can prevent these invasions. The public defense will take place at Umeå University, 21st of February.

Arctic Biome Under Extreme Threat From A Changing Climate
2014-02-14 10:55:40

The Arctic as we know it may not exist as climate change is threatening the polar biome’s unique biodiversity and landscape, according to a new report from a large international team of scientists.

2014-02-03 16:20:54

Lexus up about 9 percent; All-new Highlander and RAV4 post double-digit gains in January TORRANCE, Calif., Feb.

Climate Change A Real Threat To Reindeer And Caribou
2013-12-16 04:37:18

Scientists writing in the journal Nature Climate Change say that climate change is endangering global reindeer and caribou habitats.


Latest Tundra Reference Libraries

Taiga
2013-04-19 18:21:46

Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...

Antarctica
2013-02-18 10:15:24

Antarctica is the Earths southernmost continent; it contains the geographic South Pole. It’s situated in the Antarctic area of the Southern Hemisphere, almost completely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is bordered by the Southern Ocean. It’s the fifth-largest continent at 5.4 million sq miles. On average, it is the driest, coldest, and windiest continent as well as having the highest average elevation of all the continents. Considered a desert, the annual precipitation is only 8...

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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.