Friday, April 26, 2013

In the Arctic, Cold is a Good Thing

We all perceive the arctic as a harsh and formidable scape of land and sea. All that ice is daunting, making survival of any kind seem like a miracle. But for the species that have adapted to life at the top of the world, a warm-up is far from comforting. Learn why the habitat of the Arctic is threatened by climate change, and discover a handful of Arctic animals that are already considered endangered.

Why does all that ice matter? Photo courtesy of NOAA

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