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Moss frozen for 400 years grows again

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Plants entombed under ice in Canada’s far north for centuries have come back to life after exposure to air and sunlight, Canadian researchers have found.

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The curious case of the Arctic camel

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Giant camels may have roamed the High Arctic millions of years ago, when the region was relatively balmy and forested, according to palaeobiologists.

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Extreme weather synchronises Arctic populations

Friday, 18 January 2013

Extreme weather events can put the birth and mortality rates of four different Arctic species – reindeer, rock ptarmigan, sibling vole and Arctic fox – in sync with each other, according to new research.

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